This soup is quick and easy, using ingredients that are usually always on hand. Feeds 6-8 people.
CREAMY VEGETABLE AND POTATO SOUP
- Six medium potatoes, cleaned well but not peeled
- Chopped veggies: 1 head broccoli/cauliflower/three leeks/three medium turnips/half of a large swede (or a combination of all or some!)
- 2 onions, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
Remove lid and add:
- 1 TBS of dried basil (or a few handfuls of fresh)
- two bay leaves
- 1-2 tsp of freshly ground black pepper
- pint of vegetable stock
- pint or so of water
Right before serving, stir in half a cup [or more; your preference] of grated mature [strong] cheddar cheese.
The most amazing, yummiest meal ever when eaten with crunchy cold carrot sticks and sourdough rye toast!