Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soup


Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soup
Jerusalem artichoke and leek is a much rarer combination than the classic potato and leek, but it works rather well, as you will see in this recipe.
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Last modified on: April 28th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:SoupJerusalem artichokesBlendHamLeek
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27 min.24 min.51 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
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Prepare 1 onion and slice.

Peel and rinse 500 g Jerusalem artichoke and slice into thinnish rounds.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Prepare 500 g leek and slice thinly.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on medium heat. When good and hot add the sliced onion.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Add the sliced artichokes, mix well and leave to cook gently for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 5 - 15 min.
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Add 1 litre water, 1 chicken stock cube, then salt and pepper lightly.

Leave to simmer uncovered until the artichokes are soft.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Then add the leeks and cook for 3 or 4 minutes just until tender.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Finish by blending the soup.

Stage 8
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Check the seasoning and your soup is ready. Serve as it is or garnished with morsels of lightly fried ham.
Remarks
The vegetables are cooked in two stages: the Jerusalem artichokes are simmered on their own first, as they take much longer to cook than the leeks. This allows us to cook the leeks until just done and keep their lovely green colour in the finished soup.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,159 Kcal or 4,853 Kj28 gr134 gr57 gr
58 %11 %13 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
52 Kcal or 218 Kj1 gr6 gr3 gr
3 %<1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
290 Kcal or 1,214 Kj7 gr33 gr14 gr
14 %3 %3 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.60 €
  • Per person : 0.90 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Valay-Brest, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, How to fry eggs well, Chicken nems, Stewed apple (compote), ... All
LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Normandy seafood stew, Mixed vegetable curry, Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Smooth mixed vegetable soup, Leek and tuna loaf, ... All
Jerusalem artichokeJerusalem artichoke: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke soup, Jerusalem artichoke salad, Normandy seafood stew, Country vegetable soup, Roast in the bag pork with fondant vegetables., ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: New York style pasta, Croque-monsieur potatoes, Cretan Bread, Cauliflower curry, Roast potatoes "à la provençale", ... All
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