Potato soup with bacon and leeks

Potato soup with bacon and leeks

SERVES 4 45 minutes
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Average: 5 (1 vote)

INGREDIENTS

For the soup

  • 300 gr. potato, peeled and cut in medium dice
  • 50 gr. butter
  • 50 gr. olive oil
  • 75 gr. onion, cut in thin slices
  • 150 gr. leek, cut in thin slices
  • 50 gr. bacon, cut in medium dice
  • 350 gr. chicken stock 
  • 100 gr. cream
  • 10 sprigs thyme
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS

For the soup

Place a pot over medium heat. Add the butter, olive oil, onion, leek and bacon, season with salt and sauté until softened. Add thyme and stir for around 1 minute. Add the potato and stock, bring to the boil and then reduce heat. Season with salt and simmer until ingredients are soft. Season with salt to taste, add the cream and cook for a further 10 minutes. Mix well in a blender and pass through a fine sieve. Taste for seasoning. If not planning to use immediately, cool rapidly and store in the fridge.

For the soup

  • 300 gr. potato, peeled and cut in medium dice
  • 50 gr. butter
  • 50 gr. olive oil
  • 75 gr. onion, cut in thin slices
  • 150 gr. leek, cut in thin slices
  • 50 gr. bacon, cut in medium dice
  • 350 gr. chicken stock 
  • 100 gr. cream
  • 10 sprigs thyme
  • Salt

For the soup

Place a pot over medium heat. Add the butter, olive oil, onion, leek and bacon, season with salt and sauté until softened. Add thyme and stir for around 1 minute. Add the potato and stock, bring to the boil and then reduce heat. Season with salt and simmer until ingredients are soft. Season with salt to taste, add the cream and cook for a further 10 minutes. Mix well in a blender and pass through a fine sieve. Taste for seasoning. If not planning to use immediately, cool rapidly and store in the fridge.

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