Welsh Vegetable Soup Broth Food and Drink Ideas
Leek Broth Recipe
The leek is the national emblem of wales. Luckily(for "foodies") it is also a fine vegetable which adds flavour to this hearty soup. A great recipe for a cold winters day, when only a good soup will do.
Leek Vegetable Broth Soup
a piece of salt bacon (to make stock)
2 large leeks, finely sliced
white cabbage, finely shredded
15 ml (tbsp) chopped parsley
30 ml (2tbsp) oatmeal (optional)
450g (1lb) carrots, finely diced
450g (1lb) potatoes, finely diced
Place the bacon, carrots and potatoes into sufficient boiling water to cover them and boil for one to one and a half hours, topping up with water as required. Remove the bacon and add the leeks, along with some finely shredded cabbage.
When the two vegetables are cooked until soft, add the chopped parsley and serve. Thicken the soup by adding the oatmeal according to taste.
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