Rustic leek and potato soup recipe

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This rustic soup recipe is quick and easy to make, and the perfect antidote to a cold winter day

Rustic leek and potato soup recipe

Unapologetically hearty, leek and potato soup is a store-cupboard saviour in January.

This version is quick and cheap to make and is the perfect antidote to a freezing cold day, especially served with a big hunk of freshly baked bread.

Winter Warmer soup


  • Leeks 2, sliced
  • Potatoes 225g, cubed
  • Onion 1, sliced
  • Vegetable oil 1 tbsp
  • Vegetable stock 1.2 litres
  • Double cream 150ml
  • Salt and pepper


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions, potatoes and leeks. Cook for five minutes or until starting to soften.


  • Step 2

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

  • Step 3

    Whizz with a hand blender or in a blender until smooth. Stir in the cream and serve.