Leek & Potato Soup

Another one of those one-pan, easy to make soups, that is both tasty and satisfying.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic (3 cloves)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 medium potatoes, diced
  • 2 cups of chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

METHOD:

  1. Heat oil in large sauce pan over a med-high heat, add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, till translucent.
  2. Add garlic and cook through for a further 1 min.
  3. Add diced potatoes, leek, and heat through for about 1 min more stirring regularly.
  4. Add stock, bay leaves, and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil, cover and then simmer for 35 minutes.
  6. Let stand for a minute, remove bay leaves, then blend smooth.
  7. For a richer, creamier taste, you can add creme fresh, cream, or ricotta cheese.

SERVES: 4 — 6