Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Potato Leak Soup


A fulfilling recipe from French cuisine made from potatoes and leaks flavored with oregano and thyme. All these ingredients are blended together using immersion blender until they are smooth. 

Ingredients

3 stalks of Leeks, whites and light green only partially chopped
3 medium sized Yukon potatoes, peeled and diced
6 Garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp Oregano
1/4 tsp Thyme
1/2 tsp crushed Black pepper
1 ltr Chicken Broth
Salt
1 tsp Butter

Method

  • Melt butter in a large pot. To this, add garlic and leeks. Sautee for few seconds

 

  • Then add potato and sautee for another 2 minutes

  • Add oregano, thyme and black pepper

  • Add chicken broth and mix well. Cover the pot and cook for 10 minutes until potatoes are fork tender

  • Add salt as per taste
  • Using an immersion blender blend the soup until smooth

  • Simmer for 2 -5 minutes
  • Serve hot

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