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      Leek and Potato Soup

      Cook time: 35 mins        Prep time: 10 mins        Serves: 4 people

      Ingredients

      • 250g potatoes (approx. 2 medium potatoes)
      • 250g leeks (approx. 2 leeks with tops removed)
      • 1 onion
      • 2 cloves garlic
      • ½ tbsp olive oil
      • 400ml stock (vegetable or chicken)
      • 400ml water

      Method

      1. Wash, peel and dice the potatoes, leeks and onions.
      2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the chopped onion and crushed garlic.
      3. Add in the potatoes and leeks.
      4. Sauté for 5 minutes and add the stock and the water.
      5. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
      6. Blend in either a food processor or with a hand liquidiser.

      Nutritional Benefits

      This delicious soup is a great source of Vitamin C which can strengthen the immune system. These B vitamins also work to keep nerves and muscles healthy and to release energy from food.

      HIGH IN:

      Folate

      Vitamin C

      Vitamin B6

      Tip!

      Make up a large batch and store in the fridge or freeze for easy lunches during the week. Serve with some wholemeal bread.

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