Leek and potato soup

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #1
    Peel 1 kg potatoes.
  2. 5 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #2
    Cut into small pieces, wash and dry in a towel.
  3. 10 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #3
    Wash 3 leeks.
  4. 3 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #4
    Cut into small pieces.
  5. 2 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #5
    In a very large pan or casserole, melt 30 g butter over a medium fheat then add 1 shallot chopped and salt.

    Cook for a minute or two.
  6. 2 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #6
    Add the potatoes and leeks, mix well.
  7. 2 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #7
    Add 2 litres water and 2 chickens stock cube.
  8. 10 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #8
    Cook with the lid on until the potatoes are soft (well cooked).
  9. 3 min.Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #9
    Blend to give a really smooth soup.
  10. Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #10
    Taste to be sure that's sufficiently well salted, add pepper if you like it.

    Serve as it is or with a dash of cream and/or croutons (small pieces of toasted or fried bread).

Remarks:

For a richer version, you can , before blending, add 300 ml liquid cream.

Source:

Home made.

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