leek and potato soup

Leek and Potato Soup


Leek and Potato Soup

A quick easy and tasty leek and potato soup. Ideal for the cooler days and made in no time.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Soup
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 leeks, white part only, washed, cut in half, cut into thin slices
  • 1 kg potatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 20g butter
  • 1 litre Chicken stock
  • 1-cup cream
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • In a large saucepan melt oil and butter. Add leeks and garlic and cook on med heat until soft.
  • Add potatoes and stock and cook for 20 minutes or till soft.
  • Using a stick blender or food processor blend till smooth. Return to a clean pot and add cream till warmed through. Season to taste.
  • Serve in bowls with crusty bread rolls

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