Leek and Potato Soup

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Recipe by tomoko matsunaga

This is traditional soup of France. I got the recipe from cook book "The Food of the World". It seems easy and yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the onion, leek, celery and garlic.
  2. Cover the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat for 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened but not browned.
  3. Add the potato and stock and bring to the boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and leave to simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool a little before pureeing in a blender or food processor.
  6. Return to the clean saucepan.
  7. Bring the soup gently back to the boil and stir in the cream.
  8. Season with salt and white pepper and reheat without boiling.
  9. Serve hot (this is French style) or well chilled, (this is Vichyssoise style) garnish with chives.

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