3-4 potatoes- leave skins on.
2-3 leeks well washed
2-3 cloves garlic minced
1 tsp dill or more as you like
Butter or olive oil
Boil potatoes until done.
Chop leeks and sauté in 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil or butter.
Add minced garlic and sprinkle in dill.
Save potato water.
Combine leeks and potatoes with water in blender and puree.
Add enough water to desired thickness of soup.
Season with sea salt as desired.
Enjoy your Potato Leek Soup!
Potato contains vitamin C and B vitamins especially folic acid, thiamine, niacin, and pantothenic acid. They are mostly carbohydrate and 10% protein.
Leeks are nutrient-rich, high-fiber food and related to green onions.
They are mostly carbohydrate and fiber and rich in potassium, folic acid, iron and calcium and fairly high in vitamin C. some B’s, silicon, sulfur, magnesium and phosphorus.
From Staying Healthy with Nutrition – Elson M Hass, MD