Creamy Potato and Leek Soup Recipe - Paging Fun Mums
June 17, 2020

Creamy Potato and Leek Soup Recipe

Potato and Leek Soup Recipe

This Creamy Potato and Leek Soup recipe will satisfy the whole family! Leek has always been a big hit in our house so it was only a matter of time before we created our own tasty soup. I didn’t follow a recipe but rather just included the simple flavours that my family enjoys.

Ingredients –

·         1 tbs olive oil

·         1 tbs butter

·         2 leeks (white part cleaned & finely sliced)

·         2 cloves of crushed garlic

·         1kg Desiree potato (peeled and roughly chopped)

·         4 cups Chicken Stock

·         1 cup of water

·         1 cup of sour cream

·         Chives (to garnish)

·         Salt and pepper

Step 1 – Place the oil and butter into a large pot over medium/high heat and allow butter to melt before adding the leek and garlic.
Step 2 – Reduce the heat to medium/low and slowly sautee the leek and garlic.
Step 3 – Increase the heat to medium and add the potato, chicken stock, water and simmer gently (with the lid half on) for 25mins.
Step 4 – Blitz with half a cup of cream until smooth and serve with some finely chopped chives.

We served ours with some fresh croutons – simply tear up some stale sour dough, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with fresh chopped rosemary, salt and pepper! Yummy!!

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my family do. You might also enjoy the dinner recipes found here.

Louise xx

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