Leek and broccoli soup

For a soothing, healthy start to the week.
leek and broccoli soup

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 4
    leeks, well-washed and finely chopped
  • 1
    onion- finely chopped
  • 30
  • 3
    potatoes- thinly sliced
  • 1
    chicken stock
  • 250
  • 500
  • salt and milled black pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Gently fry the leeks and onion in heated butter until soft.

Add potatoes and 500 ml of stock and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Purée the soup then stir in cream.

Simmer broccoli florets in remaining chicken stock until tender.

Purée and add to soup.

Heat through before serving.

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