Cream of Potato and Leek Soup

Cream of Potato and Leek Soup

Modern version of a traditional favorite.


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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Yield: 6 x approx. 1 cup servings

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  • 2 leeks
  • 4 1/4 tsp unsalted butter
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 cup light evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper, or to taste
  • 6 parsley sprigs, for garnish


Thinly slice leeks and wash thoroughly.

Melt the butter and sauté the leeks until softened. Add the potato and water and bring to a boil.

Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Purée until smooth.

Return mixture to a clean saucepan. Thoroughly stir in milk, parsley and pepper. Reheat without boiling. Garnish with parsley sprig, if desired.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 120 cals
Kilojoules 503 kJ
Fat 3.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.8 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Carbohydrates 18.4 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Total Sugars 6.1 g
Protein 4.2 g
Calcium 140.0 mg
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