potato and leek soup
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potato and leek soup

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Serves 4

a classic recipe with herbs and garlic added to make it taste absoloutely yummy

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  • 1 leek
  • 1 potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 level tbsp of plain flour or cornflour
  • 750ml of boiling water
  • mixed dried herbs
  • garlic paste
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube
  • 15g of butter


    1. peel and chop the potato, remove the outer leaves of the leek slice of the root end of the leek (the end of the white part. finely dice the onions.
    2. fry the vegetables in the butter for about 10 minutes.
    3. add the boiling water and the stock cube to the vegetables and leave to simmer for 25 minutes
    4. add water to the flour and stir to make a paste then add to the simmering soup then season with salt,pepper, garlic paste and herbs (remember to taste to get the seasoning just write) leave to simmer for a further 5 minutes
    5. if you want a smooth soup blend it all with a blender, whereas if you prefer a chunky soup only blend half of it. blend the soup for a full 5 minutes.
    6. Serve and Enjoy

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17th Mar, 2011
if you want a chunky soup only blend half also more veg would make it go furthur
25th Nov, 2010
Hi, this is a great recipe. Please also have a look at my new and improved recipe: Albanian Leek Soup. Thanks
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