German-style leek and cheese soup

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Lisa

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
500 g ground beef
leeks
onion (white)
750 ml vegetable stock
400 g melting cheese
1 tbsp vegetable oil
200 g crème fraîche
salt
pepper
lemon zest for serving
nutmeg for servinng
bread for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Nutrition per serving

Cal
954
Protein
66 g
Fat
71 g
Carb
14 g
  • Step 1/4

    Dice onion. Wash the leeks, then slice into rings.
    • leeks
    • white onion
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Dice onion. Wash the leeks, then slice into rings.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, then add the ground beef and fry until browned. Add the onion and  leeks after approx. 2 min. Cook for approx. 5 min. more. Deglaze with vegetable stock, then let simmer for approx. 10 min.
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 500 g ground beef
    • 750 ml vegetable stock
    • large saucepan
    • cooking spoon

    Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, then add the ground beef and fry until browned. Add the onion and leeks after approx. 2 min. Cook for approx. 5 min. more. Deglaze with vegetable stock, then let simmer for approx. 10 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Stir in the cheese and let melt. Stir in crème fraîche and boil again briefly.
    • 400 g melting cheese
    • 200 g crème fraîche

    Stir in the cheese and let melt. Stir in crème fraîche and boil again briefly.

  • Step 4/4

    Season the soup with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and some lemon zest to taste. Serve with a slice of fresh bread and enjoy!
    • salt
    • pepper
    • lemon zest for serving
    • nutmeg for serving
    • bread for serving

    Season the soup with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and some lemon zest to taste. Serve with a slice of fresh bread and enjoy!