Leek Potato and Bacon Soup (serves 8)2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 leeks, diced
2 garlic cloves, sliced
2 rashers smoked bacon, diced
1kg potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 tsp mixed herbs
1 bay leaf
800ml skimmed milk
1.2 litre chicken stock
Plenty of salt and pepper to taste
1. Fry the leeks, garlic and bacon in the olive oil for 5 minutes. Add all the other ingredients and cook on a medium high heat for 30 minutes, stirring often.
2. Blend, season to taste and serve!