Leek & Potato Soup


Recipe By Margarita Lee

Leek & Potato soup recipe by Margarita LeeIngredients:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil/vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 500gm potatoes, sliced
  • 3 to 4 medium leeks, sliced
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock or water with added stock cubes
  • 250 ml milk
  • 100 ml double cream
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a pot, sauté onion till soft, add in potatoes and leeks, and cook with low heat until soft, stir in butter.
  2. Add in the vegetable stock and bring it to boil, simmer for 20 minutes until potatoes and leeks are tender.
  3. Whizz it with a blender until smooth, add in milk.
  4. Reheat the soup, season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add a tablespoon of cream to the centre of each bowl of soup and swirl it round gently with a fork.
  6. Garnish with croutons/sprinkle chopped parsley or chives.