Monday, 28 October 2013

Baked Potato, Spinach and Leek Soup

baked potato, spinach and leek soupAnother warming recipe that I did this week with my bag of Maris Piper potatoes - baked potato, spinach and leek soup. happy spudIngredients:
1 medium onion, chopped
1 leek, sliced
2 cloves of crushed garlic
1tbsp olive oil
3 med/large Maris Piper potatoes
1tsp salt
500ml milk
200 ml water
handful of spinach
Cheddar cheese, grated
frying onions and leeks autumn book
Bake the potatoes in some olive oil and salt in the oven for 30 minutes on Gas Mark 5/190 degrees
Fry the onions, leeks and garlic in the olive oil until soft in a saucepan
Add the baked potato, crumble it in. I ended up adding the skin too as it tastes lovely
Add the stock and the milk
Simmer for 10 minutes
Add the spinach
Simmer for another 5 minutes
Season and blitz with a stick blender
Serve with grated cheese on top
soup simmering autumn book Great served with a lovely piece of crusty loaf, by the fire on a windy day :)
baked potato soup This post is an entry for #MarisPiperBritMums Linky Challenge sponsored by Potato Council for Potato Week 7 – 13 October, celebrating the varieties of potatoes and how we like to eat them. Learn more and find recipes at

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greenthumb said...

Looks lovely.

kateonthinice said...

Another lovely warming recipe. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part.

koralee said...

Oh my this looks so yummy....I would love to try it. Thank you for visiting me the other day...I love your to take a better peek around. xoxo

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