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 - Thermomix 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

  • 2 leeks, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, halved
  • 40 g butter
  • 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

  • Place the leeks and onion into the Thermomix bowl and chop on Speed 6, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. 
  • Add the butter and minced garlic and saute on 100 degrees, Speed 1, 5 minutes. 
  • Add the potatoes and cook on 100 degrees, Speed 1, 5 minutes. 
  • Add the chicken stock, salt and pepper and cook on 100 degrees, Speed 2, 20 minutes (with the MC removed but the rice bowl sitting on top to stop any splashes). 
  • Allow the soup to cool slightly. Very slowly increase to Speed 6 to puree the soup, 30 seconds. 
  • Add the cooking cream and heat for a further 3 minutes, 100 degrees, Speed 2. 
  • Meanwhile cook the streaky bacon in a frying pan until crispy. 
  • 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