Leek and Potato Soup


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Leek and Potato Soup


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A vegetable that belongs to the onion family, leek has a strong and distinct flavour that lends itself well to the preparation of recipes like soups.

In this Leek and Potato Soup, the leek delivers a rush of revitalizing flavour, while the potatoes and milk together give it a creamy consistency and a pleasantness that balances the strong taste of leek beautifully.

Serve this soup hot and fresh as the presence of potatoes tends to thicken the consistency after a while. A garnish of parsley is the perfect touch to raise this soup to a high level of excellence, so don’t forget it!

You can also try other leek recipes like Cheese, Leek and Dill Muffin, Savoury Muffin .

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Leek and Potato Soup recipe - How to make Leek and Potato Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1 1/4 cups chopped leek
1/2 cup potato cubes
1/2 cup milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped parsley
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the leek, potatoes and ¾ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix gently and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Cool and blend in a mixer along with the milk and 1 cup of water till smooth.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot garnished with parsley.
Accompaniments

Cheesy Bread Strips 
Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart French Bread 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy40 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates3.8 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol4 mg
Sodium6 mg

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