Leek and potato soup


Leek and potato soup
A classic of French family cooking.
463K 73 4.9
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: October 3rd 2010

Keywords for this recipe:
For 4 people, you will need:

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
30 min.12 min.42 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #1
Peel 1 kg potatoes.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #2
Cut into small pieces, wash and dry in a towel.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #3
Wash 3 leeks.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #4
Cut into small pieces.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #5
In a very large pan or casserole, melt 30 g butter over a medium fheat then add 1 shallot chopped and salt.

Cook for a minute or two.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #6
Add the potatoes and leeks, mix well.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #7
Add 2 litres water and 2 chicken stock cubes.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #8
Cook with the lid on until the potatoes are soft (well cooked).

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #9
Blend to give a really smooth soup.

Stage 10
Leek and potato soup : Photo of step #10
Taste to be sure that's sufficiently well salted, add pepper if you like it.

Serve as it is or with a dash of cream and/or croutons (small pieces of toasted or fried bread).
Remarks
For a richer version, you can , before blending, add 300 ml liquid cream.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,348 Kcal or 5,644 Kj34 gr244 gr26 gr
67 %13 %23 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
36 Kcal or 151 Kj1 gr7 gr1 gr
2 %<1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
337 Kcal or 1,411 Kj8 gr61 gr7 gr
17 %3 %6 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.88 €
  • Per person : 0.72 €

Change currency:

Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Other recipes you may also like
Chestnut cake
Chestnut cake
This delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
303K5 1 hour 13 min. May 8th 2020
Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
332K4.0 1 hour 11 min. February 21th 2011
Caramelised apple pie
Caramelised apple pie
Apple pie made with caramelised apples.
238K4.3 1 hour 55 min. September 11th 2018
Gingerbread
Gingerbread
Maybe this recipe will bring back memories.
259K4.2 1 hour 4 min. February 21th 2011
Pear tart with almond cream
Pear tart with almond cream
This is a very quick and easy tart to make, as everything (or almost) can be done in advance. A piece of sweetcrust pastry, some almond cream and pears? You have "everything you need".
341K4.3 1 hour 14 min. March 17th 2011
News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2023-02-12)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post your comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Follow this recipe (as 6 people already do)
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page