A warming soup to fill you up especially on a cold day. Drizzle with olive oil and add a few shavings of parmesan and a little black pepper before serving.
- 2-3 leeks finely sliced
- 2-3 cloves of garlic sliced
- 1 sweet potato peeled and cubed into 2cm chunks
- 1 can of chick peas drained
- 5 cups vegetable or chicken stock
- Fresh parsley and chives
- Olive oil
Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan, add the leeks and garlic and a splash of water and saute at a low temperature with lid on for around 5-10 minutes until the leeks are soft .
Add the sweet potato and stock and simmer for another 10 minutes until the potatoes are cooked.
Add the chick peas and heat them through until pipping hot. Serve seasoned with the fresh chopped herbs, a drizzle of olive oil and a few shavings of fresh parmesan.