Potato leek soup

Course Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 385 kcal


  • 1 medium leek washed and thinly sliced. Discard only the very toughest top parts of the leek.
  • 2 medium potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 scallions minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 590 milliliters low-fat chicken broth or vegetable broth, preferably homemade
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Metric - US Customary


  1. Sauté the minced scallions in the olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan large enough to hold all your ingredients, until translucent.
  2. Add the sliced leek and sauté for an additional three minutes on low.
  3. Add the broth and cubed potatoes, cover, and simmer on low until the potatoes are just tender.
  4. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, and serve
  5. Nice serving bowls make all the difference!

Nutrition Facts
Potato leek soup
Amount Per Serving (200 g)
Calories 385 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Sodium 2477mg 103%
Potassium 2162mg 62%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 4g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 34.5%
Vitamin C 77.3%
Calcium 22.1%
Iron 93.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.