Leek and potato soup

suitable for vegetarians


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


Ingredients - Serves 6 Adults

  • 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.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with wholemeal bread

About this Recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals.

Leek and potato soup
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Serves

6 Adults

6 Adults

Preparation Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes

25 Minutes

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Hand Blender, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Vegetable Peeler, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeHand BlenderMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanVegetable PeelerWooden Spoon
1/6 of this recipe contains
Energy
345kj
82kcal
4%
Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturates
0.1g
0%
Sugars
2.2g
2%
Salt
0g
0%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (237g)
Energy146Kj 345Kj
34Kcal 82Kcal
Fat0.5g 0.8g
(of which saturates)0.1g 0.1g
Carbohydrate6.4g 15g
(of which sugars)0.9g 2.2g
Fibre1.1g 2.5g
Protein0.9g 2.2g
Salt0g 0g

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