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Potato And Leek Soup

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Simple ingredients but yet filled with flavor that will make you go back for more.
Ingredients
  Potatoes 2 Large, peeled, cubed
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), smashed
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs) (as required)
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sauteed
  Onion 1 Small, chopped finely
  Fennel bulb 1⁄2 Medium, sliced
  Leek 1 , cleaned, chopped
  Fresh tarragon 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large pot, put the potatoes, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder.
2. Pour water to cover the potatoes and bring to boil on medium heat.
3. Let it simmer till the potatoes are soft and fully cooked.
4. Allow it to cool and in a blender, puree all the ingredients till smooth. Set aside.

MAKING
5. In another pot, heat oil on medium.
6. Add onion, fennel, mushrooms and leeks. Saute them till the onions begin to turn brown.
7. Pour the pureed potato mixture and heat it through.
8. Season with salt and pepper to taste and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
9. Turn off the heat and let it sit for a few minutes before serving.

SERVING
10. In a serving bowl, garnish with fresh tarragon leaves and serve the soup hot with choice of bread if desired or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
American
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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