3 leeks, washed well and sliced
2 onions finely diced
2 carrots diced
4 potatoes diced to 1cm cubes
2 garlic cloves chopped
2 chicken / vegetable stock cubes
1.8 Litres boiling water
salt and pepper to taste
Cook the leek, onions, garlic and carrots in the olive oil in a large saucepan for 5 minutes. Add the potato and the stock cubes and boiling water and stir well to mix.
Simmer for 10-15 minutes then take off the heat, leave to cool and blend with a hand blender until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.