Something To Warm You Up – Leek & Potato Soup

An easy recipe that can be enjoyed at any time of the year. It is a perfect meal for either lunch or dinner and can be served with bread or without.

Enjoy as a starter or a main course and add pepper if you choose.

Equipment: 2 large pans, hand blender or blender

Stove: High enough to boil

Method: Take a large pan and pour in the oil. Then add the onions, leeks and potatoes and cook until they have soften. Do this for 3-4 minutes. Proceed to add the vegetable stock and bring it all to the boil. Then add the seasoning and simmer until the vegetables are tender. Once you have done this whizz all of it together (you can do this either with a hand blender or a blender). Reheat all the mixture in a clean pan. You can then stir in some cream or crème fraiche. Serve with bread and butter if you chose.

Ingredients for 4- 6 servings
225g of potatoes (cut into cubes)
2 medium leaks (sliced)
1 onion (sliced)
1 tbsp of vegetable oil
1.2 litres of vegetable stock
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
150ml double cream or crème fraiche