4 tablespoons of butter
1 chopped onion
3 or 4 leeks, well washed and sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
4 cups stock, vegetable or chicken
1 cup heavy cream or sour cream
1 tablespoon chopped chives
salt and pepper
Melt the butter in a large pot then add the onion, then the leeks and the celery.
Cook for 10 minutes until soft but not brown, attention !
Stir in the potatoes and cover with stock
Add salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are soft.
Puree in a food processor or use an immersion blender
Stir in the cream and the chives
Refrigerate over night
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