Leek and Potato Soup

A very nice and filling soup, enough for a main meal.


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1 tbspn oil 125 gm potato (prepared weight)
15 gm butter 400 ml chicken stock (see notes 1)
100 gm onion (prepared weight) salt to taste
125 gm leek (prepared weight) freshly ground black pepper to taste



  1. Heat the oil and butter in a decent sized saucepan, over a lowish heat and cook the leeks and onions for 8 min, stirring regularly.
  2. Add the potato and cook for 3 min, stirring regularly.
  3. Add the stock, bring to the boil, and simmer, covered, for 30 min, stirring occasionally.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Return to the heat, season to taste (see notes 2) and heat through.


  1. Serve with toast.


(1) Vegetable stock can be used if this is preferred.
(2) If stock cubes are used it is unlikely that any more salt will be required.

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The main ingredients
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The finished meal

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