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Leek & Sweet Potato Soup

By cagwilson (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Simple & easy to make soup with basic ingredients
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Ingredients

  • 1 Large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 Medium leeks, washed and sliced
  • 25g Butter
  • 600ml Stock, either chicken or vegetable
  • Ground black pepper
  • optional 4 Rashers of bacon

Method

  • STEP 1
    Saute the leeks for 4 minutes in the butter. Add the stock and sweet potato and bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, or until the sweet potato is cooked.
  • STEP 2
    Season the mixture with black pepper, remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  • STEP 3
    Place the cooled soup into a food processor, and liquidise until smooth.
  • STEP 4
    Return the soup to the pan and bring back to the boil, adding any extra water as necessary to thin the soup to the required consistency.
  • STEP 5
    If desired, grill the bacon until crispy, and cut into bite sized pieces.
  • STEP 6
    Place the soup into the serving bowls and sprinkle the bacon pieces over the top.
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