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Creamy Leek and Potato Soup

By whapshott (GoodFood Community)
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  • Serves 4
A creamy heart warming soup, great for a chilly afternoon.
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 Leeks
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Potatoes
  • 2 Carrots (Optional)
  • 1 Pint of Vegetable or Chicken Stock
  • Parsley
  • Chives
  • 200g Single or Double Cream
  • Knob of butter
  • Salt and Pepper

Method

  • STEP 1
    Slice the leeks and dice the onion, and fry with a little butter on a medium heat for 10mins or until soft.
  • STEP 2
    Add 1 pint of stock and bring to the boil. Then simmer
  • STEP 3
    Chop the potatoes and carrots (optional) into 1cm cubes and add to the stock. Simmer for 20mins or until soft.
  • STEP 4
    Add chopped parsley, chives. You can add salt and pepper to taste also.
  • STEP 5
    Use blender to blend soup mixture until smooth, adding cream as you go until you are happy with the consistency. If the soup is still too thick add a little milk to thin.

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