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Leek and Potato Soup

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Creamy leek and potato soup, super easy soup recipe tasty and warming, perfect cold weather dinner, easy family food

Some days just need a bowlful of super simple warming leek and potato soup, it’s really easy to make, tastes delicious and is perfect alongside a plateful of cheese on toast. 

I love this soup for lunch on cold days, it just tastes so good! 

Leek and potato soup ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion – diced
  • 1 stick celery – sliced
  • 3 large potatoes – peeled and diced
  • 2 leeks – sliced
  • 650ml vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 150ml cream
  • salt and pepper to season
bowlful of creamy homemade leek and potato soup scattered with chopped parsley

How to make leek and potato soup

  • Add a splash of olive oil to a large saucepan – tip in the onions and celery and soften gently for around 5 minutes.
  • Add in the leeks and potatoes, pour over the stock and add a pinch of dried thyme, season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring the soup to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer with the lid on for around 30-40 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove from the heat add the cream and blend to a smooth consistency with a hand blender.

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Make leek and potato soup your way

  • Go for a smoky flavour twist and add a pinch of smoked paprika.
  • Scatter over some crispy smoky bacon bits.

How to serve leek and potato soup

  • Perfect with a side of cheese on toast as an easy dinner. 
  • Take in a thermos flask for packed lunch.

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Yield: Serves 4

Leek and Potato Soup

Super creamy and delicious our warming soup is a total winner on a cold day

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • 1 onion - diced 
  • 1 stick celery - sliced 
  • 3 potatoes - peeled and diced 
  • 2 leeks - sliced 
  • 650ml vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 150ml cream 
  • pinch salt 
  • pinch cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add a splash of olive oil to a large saucepan - tip in the onions and celery and soften gently for around 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the leeks and potatoes, pour over the stock and add a pinch of dried thyme, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bring the soup to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer with the lid on for around 30-40 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.
  4. Remove from the heat add the cream and blend to a smooth consistency with a hand blender.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 310Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 529mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 6g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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