Potato and leek soup with crispy leek croutons

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Yields1 Serving

 2 leeks , cut in half lengthwise and chopped
 3 medium potatoes peeled and diced
 2 garlic cloves crushed
 2 knobs of butter
 2 pints of vegetable stock
 Salt and pepper
 Dash of milk
 Picked thyme 1 stalk
 1 tblspn chopped parsley

1

Melt 1 knob of butter in a pan over a medium heat . Add in the chopped leeks . Reserve a handful .

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Sauté until just beginning to colour , add in the diced potatoesand garlic and continue to sauté so the potatoes get basted in the butter.Add in salt and pepper

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Add in the stock . Put on a lid and cook until the potatoes are soft . Or put into a slow cooker for 3-4 hours Or into a pressure cooker for 8-10 minutes

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Now melt the other knob of butter and fry the leeks with the thyme sprigs until starting to crisp and become golden

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Blitz the soup with a hand blender and add in the milk

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Serve topped with chopped parsley and crispy leeks

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Ingredients

 2 leeks , cut in half lengthwise and chopped
 3 medium potatoes peeled and diced
 2 garlic cloves crushed
 2 knobs of butter
 2 pints of vegetable stock
 Salt and pepper
 Dash of milk
 Picked thyme 1 stalk
 1 tblspn chopped parsley

Directions

1

Melt 1 knob of butter in a pan over a medium heat . Add in the chopped leeks . Reserve a handful .

2
3
4
5

Sauté until just beginning to colour , add in the diced potatoesand garlic and continue to sauté so the potatoes get basted in the butter.Add in salt and pepper

6
7
8

Add in the stock . Put on a lid and cook until the potatoes are soft . Or put into a slow cooker for 3-4 hours Or into a pressure cooker for 8-10 minutes

9
10
11
12

Now melt the other knob of butter and fry the leeks with the thyme sprigs until starting to crisp and become golden

13
14
15
16

Blitz the soup with a hand blender and add in the milk

17
18
19
20

Serve topped with chopped parsley and crispy leeks

Potato and leek soup with crispy leek croutons