Cawl cennin (Welsh leek soup)

    5 hours 20 min

    "Cawl cennin" is Welsh for leek soup. This lovely slow cooker version is creamy, flavourful and vibrant; just perfect for eating on St David's Day as part of a larger celebratory meal.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 large leeks, sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced
    • 600ml vegetable stock
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 200ml single cream
    • parsley sprigs, to garnish

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:5hr  ›  Ready in:5hr20min 

    1. In a frying pan, heat the oil and brown the leeks, garlic and potato for a few minutes until beginning to brown. Remove from the heat and transfer to the slow cooker. Add the stock and seasoning. Cook on Low or Auto setting for 4 to 5 hours.
    2. After 4 to 5 hours, purée the soup using a food processor or hand held liquidiser to a smooth consistency and add the cream. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

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    what a lovely, light and tasty soup. worth a go if you want to impress.  -  11 Feb 2014