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Bowl of potato and leek soup

Potato and Leek Soup

Cowbridge Kitchen

This Leek and Potato soup is a thick broth that is at least half Welsh due to the Leek.

Leek and Potato Soup like most other soup is a great way to use up leftovers, each cuisine has it's own version.

Leek and Potato is one of the easiest soups to make with just Leeks and Potatoes in this recipe there is no fuss and no secrets to its flavour.

With a bit of seasoning this soup tastes delicious and is a true winter favourite along with Beef Stew and Dumplings.


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This soup takes about 1hr to make
10 mins Prep time
50 mins Cooking time
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Nutritional Facts
This is based on 1 bowl of soup
2 cups (496ml)

Calories: 215
Protein: 5.6g
Fat: 8.3g
Carbohydrates: 32g
Fiber: 3.2g
Sugar: 7.g
Nutritional information Nutrition
This recipe will serve 4 people Table for Two Servings
Easy : This recipe is easy to make
Anybody can have a go at this recipe
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How to Make Leek and Potato Soup

Leek soup is traditionally associated with Wales, and is an important item of Welsh cuisine. In Romania, this soup is popular and known as Ciorbă de praz.

Potato and Leek soup is sometimes compared to Vichyssoise as this is a French broth of potato and leek that is served cold.


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ingredients

600 g Leeks
3 Medium Potatoes
1 Brown Onion
1 ltr water (1000 ml)
salt & pepper for seasoning

Cooking Instructions

  1. Slice up your leeks and dice up your potatoes. Dice up the Onion.
  2. Put the sliced and diced ingredients into a large pan , add 300 ml water and bring to the boil , then simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. In a separate pan , warm up the other 700 ml water until boiling.
  4. When hot , add the 700 ml of water to the leek and potatoes , cover and leave to simmer for about 30 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper
  6. You can now puree all of the mix or half of the mix in a food processor , depending on how smooth you want your soup.
  7. Add the puree back to the pan and cook for a further 10 minutes.
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Other ideas:
''As with most Soup recipes, this Potato and Leek soup is a great way to use up old Leeks and Potatoes...''
''If you find this soup is too thick you can just add more water...''