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Leek and potato soup

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Prep Time:15 mins

Cooking Time:25 mins

Serves:6 Adults

Leek and potato soup

A delicious soup that is easy to prepare and makes a great lunch! This soup is also low in calories!

About this recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals.


Ingredients

  • 1 small onion
  • 3 or 4 leeks
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 low-salt stock cube dissolved in 850ml of boiling water

Method

  1. Peel and chop the onions.
  2. Wash, peel and slice the leeks.
  3. Wash, peel and chop the potatoes into cubes.
  4. Place the onions and leeks in a saucepan with a little water and cook gently for about 5 minutes or until soft.
  5. Add the potatoes and the vegetable stock.
  6. Allow the mixture to simmer for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
  7. Once cooked, liquidise the mixture with a hand blender or liquidiser.
  8. Return the blended soup to the saucepan and reheat without boiling.
  9. Serve and enjoy.

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Hand blender
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Saucepan
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with wholemeal bread


"This wholesome lunch will help you on your way to your 5 a day"

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