With the start of the cooler weather, why not try this recipe for Potato, Leek and Asparagus Soup?

45 ml butter or margarine
4 leeks, sliced
2 cloves garlic crushed

4 medium potatoes
200 g fresh asparagus or broccoli
About 1 litre vegetable stock
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
About 60 ml cream or milk

How to
Heat butter in a heavy-based saucepan. Add leeks and garlic and sauté until soft.

Add potatoes, asparagus, stock and seasoning. Simmer for about 15 minutes until vegetables are tender.

Liquidise, add cream and serve warm.

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