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Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 4
  Onions 2
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chicken stock 2 Pint
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crumbled
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into strips
  Cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 5 Tablespoon, grated (Garnish)
Directions

Wash the leeks, and cut into strips 1 inch wide.
Peel and slice the onions.
Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the leeks and onions.
Fry for 5 minutes.
Stir in the stock and bring to the boil.
Simmer for 5 minutes, then add the sugar.
Stir well and leave to simmer for 15 minutes.
Mix the flour with the water, and stir into the soup.
Continue to simmer, stirring, until the soup thickens.
Stir in the cheese, ham and cream.
Heat gently without allowing to boil.
Pour the soup into individual bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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