Christmassy Leek and Ginger Soup

A special twist on an old favourite leek and potato soup-using that Christmas standby, ginger wine- plus a glass for the chef!

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Vegatables used

Leeks, Garlic and Potato

Method

1- Remove any tough outer leaves from the leeks and top and tail. Leave as much dark green as possible. Cut horizontally into thin slices, rinse well.

2- Melt the margarine and gently sauté the leeks for 5 minutes until soft, then add the garlic and sauté for a further 30 seconds. Add the potato and stock. Bring to the boil then simmer for about 10 minutes.

3- Remove from the heat and add 4 tbsp ginger wine and the soya cream. Liquidize until smooth, adding more ginger wine and seasoning if needed at the end.

4- Return to the saucepan and gently heat without boiling, stirring all the time. Serve garnished with a sprinkling of paprika.

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