Creamy curried leek and potato soup

Feel like the  cold weather is getting to you? Soup is the answer!

Serves 4

  • 1tbsp vegatable oil
  • 1 large leek. sliced
  • 4 shallots, sliced
  • 1 baking potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1tbsp medium/hot curry power
  • 1/2tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1.2L veg stock
  • 150ml creme fraiche
  • Seasoning

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the leek, shallots and potato until soft.

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Add the curry powder and cayenne pepper and stir in the veg stock. Season.

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Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in the creme fraiche and then blend with a hand blender until smooth. Season to taste and serve.

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