Creamy Leek and Turnip Soup

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Total Time
40 mins
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Great soup to start a meal with, or as a stand alone meal.

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  • 1 12 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup leek, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons onions, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups turnips, peeled and diced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup light cream


  1. In a heavy saucepan, heat oil; cook leeks and onions until soft.
  2. Add stock and turnip.
  3. Simmer until turnip is tender.
  4. Blend until smooth in food processor or blender.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add cream
  7. Heat gently 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. Garnish each serving with freshly grated apple and a sprinkle of nutmeg.