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Potato And Leek Soup


The whole family will enjoy this easy to make potato and leek soup.

The ingredient of Potato And Leek Soup

  • 60ml 1 4 cup olive oil plus extra for croutons and to serve
  • 1 brown onion halved chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 4 medium about 700g desiree potatoes or pontiac potatoes peeled cut into 2cm cubes
  • 2 leeks pale section only washed dried thinly sliced
  • 1 25l 5 cups massel vegetable liquid stock
  • 125ml 1 2 cup thickened cream
  • 3 thick slices day old white bread crusts removed cut into 2cm cubes
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives

The Instruction of potato and leek soup

  • heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat add the onion and garlic and cook stirring for 3 minutes or until the onion softens add the potato and leek and cook stirring for 5 minutes or until leek softens
  • add the stock and bring to the boil reduce heat to medium and gently boil uncovered for 20 minutes or until potato is soft remove from heat and set aside for 10 minutes to cool
  • meanwhile preheat oven to 200c or 180c fan forced place bread in a roasting pan drizzle with remaining oil and toss until bread is evenly coated toast in preheated oven shaking pan occasionally for 10 15 minutes or until crisp remove croutons from oven and set aside
  • transfer one third of the potato mixture to the jug of a blender and blend until smooth transfer to a clean saucepan repeat in 2 more batches with the remaining potato mixture alternatively use a stick blender to blend in the saucepan
  • place the soup over medium heat add the cream and stir to combine cook stirring for 5 minutes or until hot taste and season with salt
  • ladle the soup among serving bowls top with croutons a drizzle of olive oil and serve immediately

Nutritions of Potato And Leek Soup

fatContent: 503 334 calories
saturatedFatContent: 28 3 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 9 8 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 57 5 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 7 5 grams sugar
proteinContent: n a
cholesterolContent: 8 4 grams protein
sodiumContent: 43 milligrams cholesterol

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