Potato Leek Soup is a simple, classic recipe perfect for any time of the year. It's a filling, satisfying soup that's delicious and easy to make.
Keyword potato leek soup
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Total Time 55minutes
Author Toni Dash
4tablespoons (1/2 stick)Unsalted butter
4Leekscleaned, with green leaves removed and sliced thinly across the leek (yield 4 cups)
1 ½poundsRusset potatoespeeled and sliced, slice 1/4-inch thick across the potato
6cupsUnsalted Chicken Stock*
Melt butter in a Dutch oven or heavy stock pot. Add leeks and potatoes and sauté for approximately 5 minutes.
Add the chicken stock and salt, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook 35 minutes.
*If substituting regular Chicken Stock, reduce the salt to 1 teaspoon. If using Low Sodium Chicken Stock adjust the salt 'to taste' (1-2 teaspoons).Adapted from A Passion For Potatoes (Harper Collins Books, 1992)