Leek & Potato SoupA smooth, velvety and rich vegetable soup that is full of flavour ? the ultimate comforting winter soup!Serves 4-6
Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 30 minutes
Ingredients50g butter3 leeks, finely sliced1 garlic clove, peeled & finely chopped2 shallots, peeled & finely chopped2 potatoes, peeled & chopped1 litre chicken stock150ml double creamSalt & freshly ground pepper2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
To serve:Crusty Bread
1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over a medium heat. Fry the leeks, garlic and shallots until softened.
2. Add the potatoes and cook for a further few minutes. Now add the stock and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
3. Transfer the soup to a food processor and blitz or use a blender to liquidise the soup.
4. Season to taste and stir the cream through and sprinkle with chives. Serve with crusty bread, enjoy!