Leek soup

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Leek soup
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Leek and potato soup
Place of origin
Wales and Ireland
Main ingredients
Potatoes, leeks, broth (usually chicken), and heavy cream
Cookbook:Leek soup  Leek soup

Leek soup is a soup based on potatoes, leeks, broth (usually chicken), and heavy cream. Other ingredients used may be salt and pepper, and various spices.

Generally the potatoes are diced and cooked in broth, while the leeks are chopped and sautéed. After this all ingredients are combined and stirred. Chives may be used for garnish.

Leek soup is strongly associated with Wales, and is an important item of Welsh cuisine. In Romania, this soup is popular and known as Ciorbă de praz.

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