Leek Soup

Leek soup is a soup based on potatoes, leeks, broth, and heavy cream. Other ingredients used may be salt and pepper, and various spices.


  • 50g (2 oz) butter
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 large leeks, chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 900ml (1 1/2 pints) chicken stock
  • small handful chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
Leek Soup


  1. To make the soup, melt the butter in a large soup pot, then add the chopped leeks and garlic and cook until soft and wilted. 
  2. Next, add the potatoes, stock, bay leaves, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 15 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
  3. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  4. Process in batches, in a blender or processor until smooth.
  5. Reheat and serve.

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