Leek and Potato Soup

(from BlueFinger’s recipe box)

Source: Earth Fare (from RecipeThing user go panthers)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes

Categories: leek, not tried, potatoes, soup


  • 1 ounce unsalted butter
  • 1-1/2 tsp. oil
  • 3 leeks, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/8 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs. cream
  • fresh chives (optional)


  1. Heat butter and oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add leeks and sauté about 10 minutes or until softened. Add potatoes, stock, nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Cool slightly, then transfer to a blender or food processor and purée. If soup is to be served hot, return to saucepan, add cream and just heat through; do not boil. Adjust seasoning if necessary. If serving cold, stir in cream and chill. Garnish with chopped chives, if desired.

  2. r serving: calories 436, fat 22.

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