Leek and potato soup

Less than 30 mins preparation time
10 to 30 mins cooking time


A smooth, creamy vegetable soup that's full of flavour. Make it into a meal with plenty of bread and butter.



·         1 tbsp vegetable oil

·         1 onion, sliced

·         225g potatoes, cubed

·         2 medium leeks,sliced

·         1.2 litres vegetable stock

·         150ml double cream or creme fraiche

·         salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preparation method

1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions, potatoes and leeks. Cook for 3-4 minutes until starting to soften.

2. Add the vegetable stock and bring to the boil. Season well and simmer until the vegetables are tender.

3. Whizz with a hand blender or in a blender until smooth. Reheat in a clean pan, stir in the cream or crème fraîche, heat through and serve.