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Potato and Leek Soup Recipe

Serves 4 to 6


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 5 leeks sliced
  • 6 tbsp flour
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 5 potatoes, peel, dice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Butter and chives, garnish


1. In a large pot over medium heat saute leeks in butter.
2. Remove from heat, let cool a bit.
3. Stir in flour.
4. Mix well.
5. Add water and mix well again.
6. Return to heat and add potatoes, salt, and pepper.
7. Bring to a boil.
8. Then lower heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
9. When potatoes are tender break up potatoes with a masher, add milk and heat just under boiling.
10. Garnish individual serving dishes with butter and chives and serve with a large bowl of crusty croutons.


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Main Ingredient:Vegetable / Potato
Vegetable / Leek
Course:First Course
Preparation Method:Crock-Pot

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