Potato & Leek Soup

Submitted by: Aidan Kelly
Very easy and very tasty soiup

Serves: 6

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Tags: soup ·

Ingredients

2 leeks
400g potatoes
1 clove of garlic
Half a red chili (full one if you like it spicy)
750ml vegetable stock
Spoon of crème fraiche
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Knob of butter

Method

Preparation:
1. Clean and chop leeks into even pieces (best to use middle half of leek)
2. Peel and chop potatoes into even blocks (enables potatoes to cook evenly)
3. Chop garlic and chili

Cooking:
1. In a thick bottomed pan melt butter over medium pan
2. Saute leeks for aprox 4 -5 minutes until they start get soft
3. Mix in Garlic, chili and potatoes and stir together for about 1 minute
4. Pour in Stock and cook at a simmer until the potatoes are cooked
5. Now blitz (in a blender or with Staafmixer) the entire mixture until it becomes one even liquid
6. Stir in Crème Fraiche
7. Add Salt and pepper to taste

Optional tasty extras (add to completed soup)

Chopped Coriander
Chopped Spring Onion
Bacon Bits
Grated Parmasan cheese

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