Recipe: Tasty Leek and potato lumpy soup

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Leek and potato lumpy soup. Potato leek soup, or potage parmentier, is a French classic. It's one of the first dishes I learned to make in culinary school, right after a proper omelet, because it's an essential base soup in French cuisine. Add watercress for potage au cresson, serve it chilled for Vichyssoise — or top it with bacon.

Leek and potato lumpy soup To make this soup, cook chopped leeks in a little butter, then add diced potatoes, stock, and herbs. Leek and potato is always delicious served with crusty bread and butter for dunking. Blend the soup in a food processor until smooth (or keep it lumpy if you prefer). You can have Leek and potato lumpy soup using 7 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Leek and potato lumpy soup

  1. Prepare 2 of garlic cloves- diced.
  2. You need 2 of celery stocks.
  3. It's 1/4 cup of salted butter.
  4. Prepare 2 large of leeks.
  5. Prepare 6 medium of potatoes.
  6. Prepare 1 liter of chicken broth.
  7. You need 1 1/4 cup of heavy cream.

Leek and Potato Soup is a thick and creamy French soup that's cosy and comforting and also ideal for elegant dinners. Garlic butter base, croutons on top! Potatoes - use starchy or all rounders, they fall apart when simmered which means less blending for creamy soup = less risk of gluey soup*. 🇦🇺. Whip up this simple soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort - it has a beautiful silky texture.

Leek and potato lumpy soup instructions

  1. Add butter, garlic, celery, and leeks into pot to saute. Medium heat.
  2. Once sauted add chicken broth and potatoes..
  3. Cook on high heat. Bring to a boil. Turn down to medium. Until potatoes are soft. About 30 minutes..
  4. Mash/whisk soup or purée. ( If you want more texture then mash is suggested).
  5. Add cream as you whisk or purée..
  6. Let reduce for 10 minutes. On low heat..
  7. Enjoy..
  8. Just an additional tip: I made it so the potato to leek ration was about 50/50 in the pot if your wondering what to consider for potato size..

This delicious potato and leek soup comes together in just a few minutes. To check the potatoes, poke one with a paring knife: If the knife cuts through with little resistance, you can take the pan off the heat. Potatoes - Go for a fluffy potato, Maris Piper or Russet potatoes if you are in the US work best. I always peel the potatoes for this soup. Vegetable Stock - To keep this soup vegan and gluten-free I use a vegan and gluten-free stock, of you can get a stock that is low sodium that's great too.