Easy leek and potato soup

Jun 25, 2020

An easy recipe for Leek and Potato soup with the option to add cream and bacon. Delicious yet simple.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 35 mins

Serves: 4-6

Easy Leek and Potato soup


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 TBS butter
  • 2 garlic cloves ( 1 large)
  • 10 small-medium leeks, sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock (1 Litre)
  • 6 (1kg) medium-sized potatoes, peeled and chopped into small blocks
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • (optional) 6 slices bacon, cooked crispy
  • (optional) 1/4 cup cream


  • In a large pot, add the butter and fry the onions and leeks until soft.
  • Add in the garlic and thyme and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add in the potatoes, salt and a little freshly cracked black pepper.
  • Add the vegetable stock.
  • Bring soup to the boil and cook for 30-35 minutes until potatoes are soft.
  • Using a stick blender, blitz the soup to your desired consistency (leaving a few chunks of potato is good) and add the optional extras of cream and bacon.
  • Garnish with a drizzle of cream, the leftover green bits from the leeks and a little black pepper

Recipe by Louise from Just Easy Recipes

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