Healthy Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

Author: Stephanie Kay

This healthy potato leek soup is both simple and inexpensive to a make, and its rich and creamy texture makes it a comforting dish on a cold day.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Soups & Stews
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
  • Diet: Vegetarian
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  1. In a large pot on medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add washed and chopped leeks (you can find instructions here) and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, until leeks are tender and wilted. Add the salt and pepper and stir to coat the leeks.
  3. Add the potatoes, broth and bay leaf, and stir to combine.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and then allow to cook for 25 to 30 minutes until potatoes are tender and can easily be pierced with a fork.
  5. Once the potatoes are cooked, using an immersion blender or in batches using a bar blender, purée until the soup until smooth.
  6. Add cream, stir to combine, and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve immediately, store in the fridge for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 month