Leek and Potato Soup with Smoked Sausage


    Leek and Potato Soup with Smoked Sausage

    Leek and Potato Soup with Smoked Sausage


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    About this recipe: Find leek and potato soup a little bland? Add a smoked sausage to the equation and you have something tasty in a jiffy! Great for a lunch time special.

    maryanne1 Somerset, England, UK

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 medium potatoes
    • 900ml (1 1/2 pints) chicken stock
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 2 leeks, sliced
    • 1 rasher of smoky bacon
    • 300ml (1/2 pint) of milk
    • butter
    • salt and pepper
    • English mustard
    • parsley
    • 1 smoked Dutch sausage

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:15min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Peel and cut potatpes into 2.5cm (1 in) chunks and boil in chicken stock.
    2. Meanwhile, melt butter and fry chopped onion and sliced leek until translucent. Dice bacon and fry with onion and leek. Combine leek mixture with potatoes and add salt, pepper, mustard and parsley to taste. Cook for about 1/2 hour until potatoes start to be absorbed into the soup.
    3. Take off heat and rest for 1/2 hour. Cut up smoked sausage and add to soup with milk and reheat slowly. Serve with crusty bread
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    My husband and son are not keen potato and leek soup fans, but they licked their bowls after I served this dish up  -  21 Jan 2009

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