Hearty Irish Veg Soup
A veg packed soup perfect for any time of the year, but especially now as a winter warmer!
By Donal Skehan , November 18 2020
¼ stick butter
1 onion, peeled and diced
1 leek, sliced
3 potatoes, peeled and diced (1 lb)
50 fl oz of vegetable stock
2 carrots, diced
1 parsnip, diced
4 sticks celery, sliced
½ cup cream, optional
1 1/3 cup frozen Peas
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a medium high heat. Add the onion, leek and potato. Sauté for 5-6 minutes until they’ve a little colour.
- Add the stock, carrots, parsnip and celery. Lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender when you insert a fork.
- Blitz the cream into the soup until smooth and add the peas, heat through.
- Heat through and season to taste. Serve alongside cheddar and thyme soda bread.
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