Diane's leek and potato soup

Diane's leek and potato soup


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About this recipe: If you love leeks, this leek and potato soup is a must. No frills, just a gorgeously simple soup to warm you from the inside out.

strike_n_miss Devon, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large leeks, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 900ml boiling water
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

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

  1. Heat oil gently, add leeks and onion, then cook for 7 to 10 minutes until soft.
  2. Add potatoes, cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add water and stock cubes, and season well.
  3. Bring to boil, lower heat, simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Cool slightly, puree, reheat gently. Serve in warm bowls.

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Reviews (2)


Tried Dianes hearty veg soup which was lovely and filling so thought I would give this one a go too and see if it was just as nice! Perfect for these winter nights and easy to make a batch and warm up for lunch/dinner as a quick but filling meal. Waiting for your next recipe now! - 11 Feb 2014


made this with my mum using a leek from my schools allotment. it was easy to cook and well enjoyed with warm, crusty bread and the second time we made it, we added chicken. - 20 Jan 2016

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