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Welsh Recipes - Leek and Stilton Soup Recipe

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Welsh Recipes - Leek and Stilton Soup Recipe

Welsh Leek and Stilton Soup

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A great alternative to leek and potato, this is a delicious thick soup with a real punch of Stilton. A great way to beat the winter blues. Just serve simply with fresh, granary bread.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes


  • 8 leeks, trimmed, washed and finely chopped in a food processor
  • 2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped
  • 55g / 2oz Butter
  • 1 tbsp light and mild olive oil
  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and diced
  • 1.5l / 3 pt litres vegetable stock
  • ¼ pt/150ml single cream
  • 8oz / 225g Stilton, crumbled
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper


Serves 6

  • Gently sweat the shredded leek and celery in the butter and olive oil for 5 minutes to soften. Add the diced potato and stock. Bring to a gentle simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Whiz in batches in a food processor with the single cream, Stilton and seasonings to a coarse consistency. Top with strips of cooked leek and serve with warm crusty granary bread.

Recipe courtesy of British Leeks.
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 5 out of 5
St Davids Day Dinner, Member bettypearson

We had planned a special St Davids Day dinner in Christchurch NZ. The event was initially cancelled as the earthquake on 22 Feb had made my house unlivable and lots of ingredients were unavailable Friends came to the rescue and this soup was the highlight of the meal Very delicious- rich, tasty and satisfying. We serve it with crusty bread

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