Leek, fennel and potato soup - It was delicious !!!!! Easy to make and a crowd pleaser !!!. Today I am sharing this Leek, fennel and potato soup! A quick and easy dinner that is ready in under 30 minutes! I added fennel to give this classic leek and potato soup a little twist. It adds a sweet anise flavor that really lifts the soup and makes it different. I add bacon to give an extra level of complexity. All the sweet, salty textures work perfectly with each other. Making the most of the poor leek harvest.and using up any damaged potatoes that won't be good for storing.
Life after full-time work as a nurse.a year. Potato leek soup, or potage parmentier, is a French classic. It's one of the first dishes I learned to make in culinary school, right after a proper omelet, because it's an essential base soup in French cuisine.
You can cook Leek, fennel and potato soup with 6 Ingredients and 4 steps. See the following guide!
Ingredients for Leek, fennel and potato soup:
- 2 tbsp butter.
- 3 cups chopped leeks.
- 2 cups chopped fennel.
- 1 L chicken broth.
- 2 Yukon gold potatoes.
- Fennel fronds and tarragon for garnishing.
Add watercress for potage au cresson, serve it chilled for Vichyssoise — or top it with bacon. Though hot soups aren't typical summer fare, there are plenty of great soup ingredients out there right now - young fennel bulbs, leeks, potatoes - and To give things a more summery feel than a typical potato-leek soup, I've tweaked my standard recipe and riced the potatoes for a silky texture, added. I have a soup thing and make some kind of soup at least once a week. In the summer and even into early fall, I love to make cold soups (gazpacho, cucumber) and sip them when While both children are occupied, that's my time to cook so I make the most of it!
Step by step how to cook Leek, fennel and potato soup:
- In a large pot, melt 2 tbsp butter over medium heat. Sauté 3 cups of chopped leeks and 2 cups of chopped fennel..
- When these turn translucent, add 1 L of water and a chicken bouillon cube. Bring to a boil..
- Add 2 diced Yukon Gold potatoes. Simmer until potatoes become very tender..
- Add salt to taste and fennel fronds and tarragon to garnish. Here’s a photo of the puréed version..
Fennel and potatoes can be found year round, so you can enjoy this soup anytime. It would be especially delicious for the autumn and winter holiday menus, making a flavorful starter soup to begin your holiday feast. This recipe is a true keeper and a welcome addition to the recipe collection. Alton Brown's Leek Potato Soup, or vichyssoise, is equally delicious hot or cold, from Good Eats on Food Network. Add broth and potatoes, and bring to a boil.