Leek & potato soup

For 4 people you need

1 lb. leeks
1 lb. potatoes
1 oz. butter
1 pint stock OR water
1 pint milk
3-4 tablespoons cream OR top of the milk

To garnish

few leek slices
paprika pepper

  1. Clean leeks very thoroughly and slice ;
  2. peel and slice the potatoes.
  3. Fry vegetables in the heated butter
    over a low heat for about 10 minutes
    with the lid on the pan, shaking
    it occasionally to prevent vegetables
  4. Add the stock, bring to the boil,
  5. season to taste.
  6. Simmer gently for approximately
    30 minutes.
  7. Keep back a few slices of leek for
  8. Sieve soup and return to pan with
    milk, re-heat.
  9. Add cream or top of milk.
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