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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.35 / 5 (20 votes)

Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
25 min
Serves:
6

You'll probably have potatoes and onions in the house even if the cupboard are otherwise bare, so you could make Darina Allen's simply delicious soup at a moment's notice

Method

1. Melt the butter in a heavy-based saucepan. When it foams, add the potatoes and onion and toss in the butter until well coated. Sprinkle with salt and a few grinds of pepper.

2. Cover the vegetables closely with a butter wrapper or disc of greaseproof paper and then the lid of the saucepan. Sweat on a gentle heat for about 10 minutes until softened.

3. Meanwhile bring the stock to the boil in a separate pan. When the vegetables are tender but not coloured, add the hot stock and continue to cook until the vegetables are soft.

4. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor. Taste for seasoning and reheat, thinning it down with as much milk as you need for a good consistency.

5. Just before serving, fry the slices of chorizo in a couple of tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil for a minute or two on each side. Paprika-flavoured oil will render out of the chorizo.

6. Serve three slices of chorizo on top of each bowl of soup. Sprinkle a few flat parsley sprigs on top and drizzle over a little chorizo oil.

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Latest Comment

 

really tastey great after a long dog walk.
boys loved it.

anitaE69164 anitaE69164  Posted 15 Feb 2010 3:53 PM
 

Lovely texture, really tasty soup. I added a couple of leeks and a clove of garlic for extra flavour, and to make it more filling as my husband doesn't find soup very satisfying. Perfect!

hazelP64872 hazelP64872  Posted 18 Nov 2009 11:05 AM
 

Very quick & easy to make and really tasty!

SmelH SmelH  Posted 28 Sep 2009 8:54 AM
 

Very good and easy to make with things you probably already have in your kitchen.

keithN30819 keithN30819 Posted 23 Aug 2009 10:22 PM
 

Quick and Easy to make and tastes delicious.

Janey5678 Janey5678 Posted 03 Aug 2009 9:11 PM