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Leek And Potato Soup

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Hey Guys!


With the days getting colder and the night’s start drawing in, I love nothing better than to curl up in a blanket with a good book and a bowl of soup. My favourite is leek and potato. I found this recipe about 3 years ago and since then it has become my whole family’s favourites. I am forever getting requests to make it. Over time it has strayed quite far from the original recipe. So today I thought I would share my favourite recipe with you
what you will need:

  1. 1 kg potatoes
  2. 2 medium white onions
  3. 2 large leak
  4. 2 bay leaves
  5. 1.2 litres are vegetable stock
  6. 250 g are fat free fromage fraise
  7. salt
  8. Pepper

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How to make:

  1. peel and dice your onions (tip = when chopping your onions, half it vertically then chop off the top, not the bottom. then slice up from the end you have cut , then chop normally . this makes it a million times easier and a lot quicker)
  2. make your stock . I recommend using Oxo cubes as I find a make the most flavoursome stock stop you will need five or six cubes
  3. place your so onions, bay leaves and 250 millilitres of stock into a large saucepan (with a lid) bring it to a simmer, cover and leave for 5 minutes.
  4. While that is cooking peel and chop your potatoes. Do them a similar size to if you were making mash potato. Generally speaking cut the potato into around 8 to 12 pieces, depending on the size of the potato.
  5. next shred your leak (cut off both ends, gently slice the length of the leak and remove the outer layer. then cut it in half lengthwise . now chop it as normal . voila, shredded Leek)
  6. add the potato, leek and remaining stock to the pan
  7. season well and stir
  8.  bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 25 minutes
  9. when this is done remove the bay leaves
  10. next either transfer into a blender (this might need to be done in two loads) or blend with a hand blender until smooth
  11. once smooth stir fin the fromage fraise (lazy hack = add to the soup then blend again to save stirring)
  12. serve with bread

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This recipe serves 4 as a main or 6 as a starter. It will also last 4 to 5 days in the fridge
I hope that you like this recipe. It truly is one of my favourites. It is really filling and warming. Plus if your food conscious, it is very, very low fat. It can be served without bread. What is your favourite type of soup? If you decide to give this recipe a try, I would love to see the results. Tag me on Instagram, a link to my account is at the end. I will see you all again very soon

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