Carrot courgette soup

    35 min

    I like quite a bit of fresh chilli in a vegetable soup but you can always reduce the quantity to your own tolerance.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced
    • 4 carrots, peeled and diced
    • 1.5L vegetable stock
    • 1 courgette
    • 1/2 leek
    • oil, as needed
    • 2 teaspoons fresh red chilli, seeded and diced
    • salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste
    • soured cream for serving

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Place the potatoes, carrots and stock in a saucepan and simmer until the vegetables are soft, about 20 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, cut the courgette into quarters lengthwise and then cut into thin slices. Halve the leek and also cut into thin slices. Heat the oil in a saucepan and saute the courgette, leek and chilli until soft. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Puree the potato and carrot mixture and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.
    4. Stir in the sauteed courgette and leeks. Serve up the soup and top with a dollop of sour cream.

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