Classic winter warmer leek & potato soup

Here’s another quick nutritious simple to make winter wonder weight loss soup.

 

Leeks contain healthy fiber are packed with special antioxidants which also help to lower cholesterol

Healthy fiber is key to any weight loss plan

When leeks are made into soup, your body can absorb and store the essential nutrients easy and will also help prevent our body absorbing excess fat. Win win!

Combined with potatoes which are rich in Vit C and contain large amount of potassium as well as fiber and other healthy nutrients essential for maintaining good health.

We not only have tasty but also a great way to help

  • Achieve weight loss
  • Maintain a healthy body
  • Feel great

A soup that will fight free radicals

You will need

  • 4 leeks
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 liter chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of butter
  • salt & black pepper
  • Fresh chopped parsley to garnish optional

Method

Start by trimming the leeks and taking off the outer layer sliced down along length of the leeks and then thinly slice. Melt the butter on a gentle heat in a large pan then add the leeks and stir, cover the pan with a lid to let them sweat. Whilst that’s happening peel and chop the potatoes to small dice and chop the onion small add these to the pan stir and cover, leave for a further 5 mins.

Now add the chicken stock to the pan then stir in the milk add salt and pepper cover again still on a gentle heat for about 20 mins until everything is soft.

Now drain the soup through a sieve into a large bowl, return vegetables back to pan and blitz with a hand blender. Add back the drained liquid to the pan stir on a low heat and serve with toasted bread to dip.

Yummy.

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