Sopa de Puerros y Patatas (Leek & Potato Soup)
Leek and Potato Soup is valued in many cultures around the world. Come and experience its simple goodness for yourself.
- 3 large leeks halved lengthwise and chopped into 3/4” pieces
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 6 medium potatoes chopped
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- Salt to taste
Rinse well and drain the leeks.
Heat oil in a soup pot. Add the leeks and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 10 minutes.
Pour in 9 cups of water and season with salt. Add the potatoes. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until potato is tender.
Remove a ladle full of soup and put it in a cup or bowl with the chicken bouillon cube. When completely dissolved return it to the pot. Stir and serve.