Creamy leek and potato soup


This creamy leek and potato soup makes a great vegetarian lunch.



  1. Heat the olive oil in a small pan, add the leek and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until softened. Add the garlic and thyme and fry for a further minute.

  2. Add the half stock cube, the milk and potato. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 6-8 minutes, or until the potato is tender.

  3. Stir in the cream, season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper and allow to cool slightly.

  4. Pour the soup into a food processor and blend until smooth. If necessary, gently reheat the soup before serving.

  5. To serve, pour the soup into a bowl or cappuccino cup and sprinkle with chives.