The cream of potatoes and leeks is an original idea for moments at which we are lacking ideas. A healthful, practical and very flavorful alternative that it combines a vegetable mixture different.
In addition, to make the cream of potatoes and leeks will not take long time and you will secure some excellent results to you.
In Internet you will find many versions, We we have selected those that we considered more interesting. In this of the kitchen, you can innovate and the limit only puts it your imagination.
Alternatives to the cream of potatoes and leeks
How to prepare cream of potatoes and leeks (simple level)
- Used ingredients
- Elaboration for 4 people
- 4 leeks so large half
- 2 potatoes
- 1/2 so large onion half
- Oil or 2 spoonfuls of butter
- Tablet of broth (optional)
- 250 ml of milk or 200 ml of cream, according to pleasures
1 liter of water or 800 ml of water
salt and pepper to the pleasure
Step 1: to prepare vegetables and sofrerlas
We wash the leek previously and we cut it in small pieces. When smaller, before they will be to saut© and will turn out more comfortable us to handle us in the kitchen.
We will do the same with the onion, that also we will prick it slightly to help its baking.
In the British and Irish kitchen, the green part of the leek is rejected, since it changes the flavor slightly. Test both and decides you yourself /a.
It prepares a frying pan with the oil or butter and adds to the leek and the onion, poch¡ndola during 8-10 minutes until she is ready.
Step 2: to add potatoes to the mixture
While the leek and the onion are made slowly, it is the moment for washing potatoes, for peeling them and for cutting them in small pieces.
We add them to the frying pan and we fried lightly more during 3-4 minutes.
While the potatoes become, we warmed up in a separate pot the water. Not necessarily it must begin to boil, but in this way we will shorten runtime.
If you do not want it to do, it directly adds to normal water to the frying pan or pot where the vegetables are cooking. In this point of the Equator to realise the cream of potatoes and leeks, already we would only have left to boil and to finish all the vegetables in the final pot.
In order to finish to the cream of potatoes and leeks, we took to boiling all the vegetables, where we will add the water, milk, the broth tablet (in case we want to still more aderecer the cream of potatoes and leeks), salt and pepper to the pleasure.
If you do not have experience adding salt in the cream prescription of potatoes and leeks, you do not worry. It adds little at the outset, that soon you will have later moments to prove it and to return to add more salt.
Once is the mixture boiling, will lower the fire to the minimum, will cover the pot and will program a time of 20 minutes until extinguishing the fire.
Subsequent to those 20 minutes, we let rest slightly during 5 minutes and add to the beater or foot processor.
We introduce the mixture and we beat during some minutes until having the consistency and wished texture.
To this mixture, now we can add something to him of cheese or quesitos, so that it is fused slowly with the heat and it is mixed very well.
It proves the cream of potatoes and leeks to see if sufficiently it is seasoned, adding salt in case soda has remained something the mixture.
- With what accompanying the cream by potatoes and leeks
- In order to contribute to a good resistance of flavor to the cream of potatoes and leeks (very smooth vegetables), we let some ideas to add to you to him once you have the mounted plate almost.
- Cured cheese dusted (to introduce it during the divided process of in the beater)
- Swearwords of cured ham
- Picatostes or fried bread
- Caramelizada onion or fried onion (the package that sells in Ikea, for example)
- Mixture of pipes and seeds (sunflower, pumpkin) or fruits worn out droughts (nine, hazelnuts, peanuts, etc.)
- Perforated small onion
Saffron or ginger
Alternatives to the cream of potatoes and leeks
We have several options to complicate the cream prescription of potatoes and leeks.
This great variety is born from which there is people to whom they have left short this soup, very typical of cold zones and very consumed in winter.
For this reason, we presented several alternatives to you that will wake up your imagination at the time of looking for new prescriptions:
Cream of potatoes and leeks with pear
The same previous prescription is followed, but 1 pear of medium size is added along with potatoes.
It will contribute to the prescription a sweet and attractive flavor to him, for the lovers of this type of flavor.
Cream of potatoes and leek with carrot
For a prescription of 4 people, medians are added between 2 and 3 carrots, following the taste by this vegetable.
This one is added along with the potato, once already the leek and the onion are fried lightly.
Cream of potatoes and leek with celery
The celery does not change to much the flavor either, although it gives to a touch something him bitterer. Nevertheless, it is a good idea to increase the vitaminic, mineral contribution and of fiber to the final plate.
Cream of potatoes and leeks with miso
The same is grazes done with the mixture of seeds of soybean, cereals, salt and the fungus koji. This ingredient is very used in the Japanese country and the favorite of the Japanese imperial family.
It contributes a sharper and sweet flavor to him to the final mixture.