How to Make Perfect Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup. Get Access To Daily Recipes, Tips, Product Recommendations & So Much More! Potato leek soup, or potage parmentier, is a French classic. It's one of the first dishes I learned to make in culinary school, right after a proper omelet, because it's an essential base soup in French cuisine.

You don't really need any more starch to round out the meal, but it is hard to resist dipping a slice of crusty bread in this soup. Serve the soup as the starter to a steak dinner (steak and potatoes, right?), or roasted chicken. Winter Leek and Potato Soup "So delicious! You can have Potato Leek Soup using 11 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Potato Leek Soup

  1. You need of leeks, cut lengthwise, separate, clean. Use only the white and pale green parts, chop. (See How to Clean Leeks).
  2. You need of butter.
  3. You need of water.
  4. You need of chicken broth (or vegetable broth for vegetarian option)*.
  5. You need of potatoes, peeled, diced into 1/2 inch pieces.
  6. Prepare of Marjoram.
  7. Prepare of chopped fresh parsley.
  8. You need of chopped fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme.
  9. Prepare of Tabasco sauce or other red chili sauce.
  10. You need of chili powder.
  11. Prepare of Salt & Pepper.

I followed the recipe, doubling the leeks and omitting the cheese. I will make this every time we get leeks in our CSA box." – Rebekah. Classic Vichyssoise "Easy, delicious and healthy! This soup is so yummy, you could omit the cream altogether." – daniella.

Potato Leek Soup instructions

  1. Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper in a medium sized sauce pan..
  2. Cover pan, cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Check often. Do not brown the leeks..
  3. Add water, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 20 minutes..
  4. Scoop about half of the soup mixture into a blender, puree and return to pan..
  5. Add marjoram, parsley, and thyme. Add a few dashes of chili sauce to taste. Add some freshly ground pepper, 1-2 teaspoons salt or more to taste..

German Leek and Potato Soup "Very good. Put the chicken stock, potatoes, leeks, celery, bay leaf and thyme in a large pot and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Chop the leeks into small pieces. Classic potato leek soup has all the comforts of cold weather-cooking wrapped into one — a good bit of butter, slightly caramelized leeks and onions, creamy Yukon gold potatoes, and a splash of heavy cream for good measure. Classic potato leek soup ~ simple and delicious with potatoes, leeks and chicken stock, inspired by Julia Child.