Bites

Leek & Potato Soup

Traditional leek and potato soup served with a warm crusty baguette.

Ingredients

  • 1kg Leeks 600740
  • 200g Onions 601081
  • 180g potatoes 600027
  • 1700ml Water
  • 150g Butter 350080
  • 100ml Cream (optional) 354601
  • Salt 208081
  • Pepper 188311

Serves: 8

Method

  1. Remove the dark green parts of the leeks and peel the onions and potatoes.
  2. As thinly as possible slice the onion , leeks and potato, this ensures that the soup can cook quickly. This ensures that the soup retains it’s freshness.
  3. In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, melt the butter and add the onions and leeks, stir until softened.
  4. Add the sliced potatoes and water and bring to the boil as quickly as possible.
  5. When the potatoes are soft, remove from the heat and blend with a jug blender until completely smooth.
  6. Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning accordingly, add the cream for an added luxury. Serve with a warm crusty baguette.

To add these ingredients to your order, please call 01452 857555 or add to your online order.

Rob Owen

Rob's Recommendations

"This dish is also great served with crispy bacon or a soft poached egg."

Rob Owen - Executive Development Chef

Did you know?

Soup is ideal for showcasing local and seasonal ingredients, has high nutritional value, is easy to make, has great profit margins and is a fantastic way to reduce waste.

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