Leek and Potato soup

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

BENEFIT

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.

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

Directions

  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.

BENEFIT

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.