creamy leek, potato & dill soup
TOTAL TIME
40 minutes
PREP TIME
10 minutes
COOK TIME
30 minutes
MAKES
8 cups (2 L)
FREEZE
Excellent
VEGGEMO FLAVOUR
Unsweetened

1/4 cup (60 ml) sunflower or other neutral tasting vegetable oil
6 cups (1.5 L) sliced leeks (white and light green parts only)
1 cup (250 ml) chopped onion
2 tbsp (30 ml) minced garlic
2 tbsp (30 ml) all-purpose flour
3 cups (750 ml) good quality vegetable stock, divided
4 cups (1 L) peeled and diced white (new) potatoes
1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped fresh dill (or to taste)
1 cup (250 ml) Veggemo Unsweetened
Salt
Cayenne

Garnishes

Fresh dill
Very thinly sliced leeks

1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium-low heat. Add leeks, onions and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally (without browning) until softened.

2. Stir in flour and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in 2 cups (500 ml) of the vegetable stock; add potatoes and stir. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in dill.

3. Puree mixture in pot with immersion blender (or let cool slightly and puree in batches in blender and return to pot). Stir in Veggemo and remaining stock. Season to taste with salt and cayenne. Garnish as desired.

helpful hints

To prepare whole leeks, cut off dark green parts and discard. Cut root of leeks, and then slice in half lengthwise. Rinse each layer of leeks under running water. Slice thinly crosswise.