Potato and Leek Soup

I have not been a big soup person over the years. However, lately I have been enjoying them during these cold evenings. A small cup of soup is enough for me, although a bowl and some crusty bread is a meal for the family.  This Potato and Leek Soup is a delicious winter soup and easy weeknight meal.

I made our soup in the Thermomix this time, but have made it in the past with the regular recipe below.

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Potato and Leek Soup

  • Author: Katrina
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Category: [url href="https://theorganisedhousewife.com.au/category/recipes/soup/"]Soup[/url]

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 20g butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 leeks, white section, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1kg desiree potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1L chicken stock
  • 750ml water
  • 375g evaporated milk

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add leek, onion and garlic to pan, and stir for 10 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add potato, stock and water and cover pan. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to the boil.
  4. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and cook partially covered for a further 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  6. Use a stick blender to blend mixture in saucepan until smooth.
  7. Return back to medium-low heat, add in milk and stir for 5 minutes.
  8. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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