A creamy Potato & Leek Soup with crispy bacon that will be on the table in 30 minutes... the perfect winter soup recipe (both conventional and Thermomix recipe instructions are included below). 

Potato & Leek Soup with Crispy Bacon - Conventional Method

A creamy Potato & Leek Soup with crispy bacon that will be on the table in 30 minutes... the perfect winter soup recipe.
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Course: Dinner, Soup, winter
Cuisine: Healthy Soup, Soup, winter recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 368

Ingredients

  • 40 g butter
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 700 g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 800 g liquid chicken stock
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 200 g cooking cream
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, saute the butter, leeks, onion and garlic until translucent.
  • Add the potatoes, chicken stock and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are very soft.
  • Use a hand-held blender to puree the soup.
  • Add the cooking cream and bring to a simmer for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile cook the streaky bacon until crispy and set aside.
  • Serve the soup with the crispy bacon and hot buttered bread. 

Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 766mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1150IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 4.8mg