Quick Leek and Potato Soup

    30 minutes

    Thick, warm and comforting, this leek and potato soup is a snap to make. Freeze any leftover soup in individual portions for a later date.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced
    • 1 large leek, green tops included, sliced and washed well
    • 4 cups (1 litre) water
    • 1 1/2 chicken or vegetable stock cubes
    • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Melt butter with the olive oil in a saucepan. Add the potatoes and stir gently for 5 minutes, or until slightly cooked.
    2. Add the leeks, water and crumbled stock cubes.
    3. Stir in the sliced leeks; pour in the water and add the stock cubes. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer 5-10 minutes until vegetables are soft.
    4. Remove from the heat and puree with an immersion blender. Serve with a dusting of pepper.

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    I loved the simplicity of this recipe but it was lacking in seasoning. I think a little salt and pepper would be a great addition.  -  31 Mar 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    This soup is so easy to make and delicious! Its freezes well too, ive frozen leftover portions before and taken them into work for lunch. Lovely recipe!  -  23 Mar 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    I've not made leek potato soup for some time so l used this reciepe to help me. This is really quick and easy with hardly any washing up as you can do it all in one pan, l used my wok. Tasted great!  -  06 Oct 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)