Saute your onions and leek for a couple of minutes, until they're soft, but still light in colour. If you are going for chunky soup, you might prefer to chop your vegetables smaller and peel your baby potatoes
Your finished soup will vary, depending on the content and consistency that you choose for cooking. Select the smooth setting for a pureed soup, or the chunky if you prefer some bits in your lentil soup
Anothersoup maker recipefor you, but remember, you can also make this in a pan. When serving this up, you can serve with a little cream on top, creme fraise, or even some natural yoghurt to make it easier for children to eat
I fancied a bit of a change for lunch on one of the days last week and decided to make a quick soup. She was so surprised when she saw the finished soup and exclaimed "it looks like real tomato and basil soup"
She loves this simple and cheap Minestrone Souprecipe which she tweaked from an original SW recipe to make it more tasty and more filling, and loves nothing more than a big bowl of Minestrone Soup and a side salad for lunch
The skin breaks down nicely forthe smooth setting, but I'd probably remove it for a chunky soup. It makes thesoup extra creamy in texture, but chop your pieces quite small, as butternut takes too long to cook if it's left in big chunks