Gemma's leek and potato soup

    45 min

    This leek and potato soup is extremly popular, and a lot of people have their own way of making it. Well, here's mine.


    Cornwall, England, UK
    27 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 400g leeks, chopped
    • 200g celery, chopped
    • 100g onion, chopped
    • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
    • a few sprays of oil
    • 500g potatoes, chopped
    • 600ml hot vegetable stock

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Sweat off onions, garlic, celery and leeks in a few sprays of oil, until transparent and soft.
    2. Add the potatoes and stock. Bring to the boil, and then simmer for 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
    3. Once potatoes are cooked, you can either keep it as a chunky soup, or add a little water and blend it into a smooth soup.

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    This took a good bit longer than stated, but was very tasty.  -  21 Jan 2013


    Really tasty soup. Not sure I got measurements exact and added mixed herbs and thyme. My two year old wolfed it down and that is success in my book  -  05 Jun 2016


    Really enjoyed this soup. I also added cabbage to mine.  -  26 Jan 2013