Updated: May 10
Oh, leek and potato soup - the ultimate crowd-pleaser! It's hard to resist the creamy, dreamy goodness of this soup that warms your soul and fills your belly. This recipe is a cinch to whip up, and the flavors are simply divine. Whether you're feeling under the weather or just craving something comforting, leek and potato soup always hits the spot. So, get ready to fall in love with this simple yet delicious recipe that's perfect for any occasion!
Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 4
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
1 onion (finely chopped)
1L vegetable stock or chicken stock
1 large leek (chopped and washed)
7 medium size potatoes (peeled and roughly chopped)
A pinch of salt and pepper
HOW TO MAKE IT
Alright, folks, let's get down to business and whip up a batch of delicious leek and potato soup!
1. First, heat up some oil in a big ol' pan and sauté some onion and garlic. Get 'em nice and soft, but don't let 'em burn!
2. Next up, toss in those leeks and sauté 'em up until they're nice and tender. It's like a sizzle spa day for your veggies!
3. Now it's time to add the 1L of boiled water of stock and the potatoes. Cook everything up on medium heat until those spuds are soft and tender. Use a fork to give 'em a poke and make sure they're just right.
4. Grab your trusty hand blender and blend everything together until it's the perfect consistency for you. Chunky or smooth, it's up to you!
~ Finally, serve it up with some toast cut into strips, aka "soldiers", and a dollop of thick cream. Now that's what I call a soup-er meal!
Bon appétit bébé!
BENEFITS OF THIS MEAL
Ah, the humble Leek and Potato soup, a classic comfort food that warms the heart and soul. Here are some of the benefits of this delicious soup:
Nutritious: This soup is packed with nutrients from leeks and potatoes, including vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber, and potassium, all of which are essential for maintaining good health.
Low in calories: Leek and Potato soup is low in calories, making it a great option for those looking to watch their calorie intake while still enjoying a hearty and satisfying meal.
Easy to make: This soup is easy to prepare, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort. It's a great option for busy weeknights or lazy weekends when you want something delicious but don't have a lot of time or energy to spare.
Versatile: This soup can be easily adapted to suit your taste preferences. You can add different spices and herbs, experiment with different stocks, or even add some bacon or cheese to give it an extra kick of flavor.
Budget-friendly: Leek and Potato soup is an affordable meal option that can be made with just a few simple ingredients. It's a great way to use up leftover potatoes and leeks, and it's a cost-effective way to feed a hungry family or group of friends.
Comforting: There's something about a bowl of hot soup that just makes you feel good inside. Leek and Potato Soup is the perfect comfort food for cold winter nights or rainy afternoons when you need a little pick-me-up.
So grab a bowl, curl up on the couch, and let the warm and comforting flavors of this soup take you away.
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