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Potato, Leek & Black Pudding Soup

My twist on the classic soup. Comfort in a bowl!
Course Dinner, Main Course, Starter
Cuisine Australian, Irish, Worldwide
Keyword Black Pudding, Black Pudding Soup, Potato & Leek Soup, Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Calories 1064kcal
Author AnotherFoodBlogger

Ingredients

Soup

  • 2 kg potatoes peeled & cut into 2cm pieces
  • 200 g leeks 1 large
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1-1.5L veg stock see tips
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50 g butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 50 ml white wine

Croutons

  • 100 g bread torn
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

Toppings

  • 200 g black pudding cut into 1” pieces and into ¼’s
  • 50 g blue cheese more if you are a big fan!

Instructions

Croutons

  • Combine all ingredients together and bake in oven @ 180c for 10 minutes

Soup

  • In a large saucepan, sweat the leek, garlic in butter and oil on medium heat for 4 – 5 minutes
  • Add the white wine and cook for a further 2 – 3 minutes
  • Add the potatoes, stock, thyme and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes can be pierced easily with a knife
    Potatoes & leeks cooking
  • Blend until smooth, taste and adjust seasoning

Toppings

  • Fry the black pudding for 3 – 4 minutes until crispy

Assembly

  • Place soup in bowl, top with some black pudding, croutons and crumbled blue cheese
    Close up of potato & leek soup
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Essential Tools

  • chef knives
  • chopping board
  • measuring utensils
  • large saucepan
  • frying pan
  • hand blender
  • baking tray

Tips/Tricks

  • if you want the soup to be thicker and to eat it as a main course then only add 1 litre of stock. If serving as a starter then thin it out by using 1.5 litre of stock

Nutrition

Calories: 1064kcal | Carbohydrates: 98g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 4706mg | Potassium: 896mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3906IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 409mg | Iron: 9mg