Saturday, 14 January 2012

Awa's Potato&Leek Soup

Beautiful Potato and Leek Soup

This is my sister Andrea's recipe and every time I go up home I look forward to having it for lunch. Served with some crusty loaf this as a tasty and filling dish, simple comfort food at its best!

Serves 6:
4 large leeks
2 medium potatoes
1 large onion
1 clove or garlic
50g butter
850ml chicken stock
275ml skimmed/ semi-skimmed milk


  • Roughly chop the onion, garlic and leeks. Peel and cube the potatoes.
  • In a large saucepan over a medium heat sweat off the onion and garlic in the butter for 5 mins then add the leek and sweat for a further 10 mins stirring occasionally to stop it catching.
  • Add the stock, milk potatoes and season well, bring to the boil for 5 mins then simmer for another 5 mins.
  • Allow to cool slightly then blitz with either a hand blender or a jug blender until silky smooth.
  • Serve with a dollop of creme fraiche and some crusty bread.

1 comment:

  1. Oh Yum. I just had pork fillet (with basil pesto), but I could quite easily finish with a bowl of this!


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