potatoe RECIPES

Leek and Potato soup

This tasty recipe comes from: http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/leek-and-potato-soup

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 2 medium onions
  • 400 g leeks
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 400 g potatoes
  • olive oil
  • 2 organic chicken or vegetable stock cubes
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

Instructions

  • Peel and roughly slice the carrots.
  • Slice the celery.
  • Peel and roughly chop the onions.
  • Cut the ends off the leeks, quarter them lengthways, wash them under running water and cut them into 1cm slices. Peel and slice the garlic.
  • Place a large pan on a high heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Add all your chopped and sliced ingredients and mix together with a wooden spoon.
  • Cook for around 10 minutes with the lid askew, until the carrots have softened, but are still holding their shape, and the onion and leeks are lightly golden.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1cm dice.
  • Put the stock cubes into a jug or pan and pour in 1.8 litres of boiling water from the kettle.
  • Stir until the stock cubes are dissolved, then add to the vegetables.
  • Add your potatoes.
  • Give the soup a good stir and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes with the lid on
  • Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve like this or pulse until smooth using a hand blender or liquidizer. Divide between your serving bowls.
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