I’m a huge soup fan. I think it’s a great way to be healthy whilst also feeling like your getting something super luxurious and treat like. Thick warming soups in winter are akin to a snugly duvet for the soul. Wrapping you in warmth and comfort and they make the house smell amazing too!
To make this super tasty treat yourself read on and please share any tips you have for soups in the comments below.
- x 3 leeks thinly sliced
- x 1 white onion chopped
- x 6 diced medium white potatoes
- x 1 tsp of prepared garlic or garlic paste or 1 clove chopped
- 1 litre of chicken stock
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- salt and pepper to taste
- creme fraiche to serve (optional)
- cooking oil or butter
heat a pan with oil or butter
Add leeks, onion and garlic and simmer until golden in colour and soft in texture
add potatoes and allow them to take on a little colour
pour in your chicken stock and add the thyme
simmer the mixture until your potatoes are soft
turn the heat off and whiz with a liquidiser or wand until smooth
add salt and pepper to taste and serve with a posh swirl of creme fraiche and hot crusty bread.