Leek and potato soup

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potato and leek soup

potato and leek soupThis is a very simple soup to make the day before to save you time on Christmas day.

 

 

 

 

Serves: 4

Total time: 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 medium onion
  • 225 ml milk
  • 500 g potatoes
  • 500 g leeks roughly 4 leeks
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour

Method

  • Wash all the vegetables thoroughly, trim the leeks and peel the potatoes
  • Chop the leeks and onion finely and cut the potatoes into small cubes
  • Melt the butter in a pan then add leeks, onions and potatoes. Add the cornflour, stir into vegatables
  • Add the stock and milk, stir and cook for another 20 minutes until the potatoes are softened and cooked through
  • The soup is now finished, you can blend if you prefer a smooth soup or leave it as it is for a more rusitc feel
  • Taste, season if required. Serve with croutons and a dash of cream on special occasions.