Easiest leek and potato soup

Easiest leek and potato soup


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About this recipe: Delicious, thick and creamy leek and potato soup, which you will want to make any time of the year.

Serves: 4 

  • 3 medium leeks
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 55g (2 oz) margarine
  • 280ml (10 fl oz) milk
  • 900ml (1 1/2 pt) chicken stock or water
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Trim leeks, split lengthways and cut up quite finely. Wash thoroughly and drain well.
  2. In a large thick based saucepan gently melt margarine. Add leeks, potatoes and onion, stirring to coat all the vegetables. Season with salt and pepper, then cover and let them sweat on a very low heat for 15 minutes.
  3. Add the stock and milk, bring to simmering point, replace the lid and very gently simmer for a further 20 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  4. The soup can either be put in a liquidiser, blender or pressed through a sieve.
  5. Return the soup to the saucepan and gently reheat.

Cook's notes

Hope you enjoy, the soup as much as my family does. Snipped chives and a swirl of cream add that touch of luxury this soup deserves. Tastes just as nice when returned from the freezer.

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Reviews (3)


very easy to follow and very tasty soup, would defiantly recommend it. - 15 Oct 2014


Lovely soup... I put a teaspoon of mustard and some grated cheese in mine to jazz it up yummy - 29 Jan 2014


Fantastically easy recipe and tasty too! I would recommend it! - 12 Nov 2013

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