Easy Potato Leek Soup

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.



Easy Potato Leek Soup is a thick and creamy soup recipe perfect for serving as a main dish or side.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

This flavourful soup is a simple comfort food.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

This leek and potato soup recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and serves six people.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

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To make this creamy potato soup, I started by preparing the leeks.

I used three large leeks to make this soup.

I started by chopping of the roots and the dark green parts.

Then I sliced each leek in half lengthwise.

leek halves on a cutting board

I separated all of the layers of the leeks and washed them well.

leek layers in a colander

There is always a lot of dirt hiding inside the layers of leeks.

After the leeks were clean, I chopped them up into small pieces.

chopped leeks on a cutting board

Then I added some butter to large pot over medium heat.

butter in a large pot

I waited for the butter to melt.

melted butter in a large pot

Then I added the chopped leeks to the pot.

chopped leeks in a large pot

I also added some salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pot.

spices on top of chopped leeks in a large pot

Then I stirred well until all of the leeks were coated in butter.

chopped leeks cooking in a large pot

I continued cooking the leeks, stirring occasionally, for four minutes.

Then I added some chicken broth to the pot.

chicken broth and chopped leeks in a large pot

I increased the heat and brought the chicken broth to a boil.

chopped leeks in boiling chicken broth.

Once the broth was boiling I reduced the heat to medium-low.

Then I added some instant mashed potato mix to the pot.

Instant mashed potato mix added to chicken broth in a large pot

I whisked well.

Then I added some milk to the pot.

milk added to mashed potato and leek mixture

I whisked until the soup was smooth.

Whisking potato leek soup in a pot.

I left the soup to simmer for fifteen minutes, stirring occasionally.

potato leek soup simmering in a pot

Then the hearty soup was ready to serve.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

By using instant mashed potatoes in this recipe instead of raw potatoes, no blending is required to get the smooth creamy texture.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

This creamy potato soup with leeks is a delicious comfort food perfect for cold days.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

 

If you are looking for a quick and easy potato soup recipe, then you need to try this Easy Potato Leek Soup!

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Easy Potato Leek Soup:

  • 3 large leeks
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 6 oz instant mashed potatoes
  • 6 cups milk

How to Make Easy Potato Leek Soup:

  1. Cut the roots and dark green parts off the leeks.
  2. Slice the leeks in half lengthwise.
  3. Separate all the layers of the leeks and rinse them well.
  4. Chop the leeks into small pieces.
  5. Add the butter to a large pot over medium heat.
  6. Once the butter is melted add the chopped leeks to the pot.
  7. Add the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pot.
  8. Stir until all of the leeks are coated in butter.
  9. Leave the leeks to cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes.
  10. After 4 minutes, add the chicken broth to the pot.
  11. Increase the heat to bring the broth to a boil.
  12. Once the broth is boiling reduce the heat to medium-low and immediately add the instant mashed potatoes to the pot.
  13. Whisk well.
  14. Add the milk to the pot and whisk until smooth.
  15. Leave the soup to simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  16. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 6 servings

Easy Potato Leek Soup

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

Easy Potato Leek Soup is a hearty soup recipe made with chopped leeks, instant mashed potatoes, chicken broth and milk.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 large leeks
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 6 oz instant mashed potatoes
  • 6 cups milk

Instructions

  1. Cut the roots and dark green parts off the leeks.
  2. Slice the leeks in half lengthwise.
  3. Separate all the layers of the leeks and rinse them well.
  4. Chop the leeks into small pieces.
  5. Add the butter to a large pot over medium heat.
  6. Once the butter is melted add the chopped leeks to the pot.
  7. Add the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pot.
  8. Stir until all of the leeks are coated in butter.
  9. Leave the leeks to cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes.
  10. After 4 minutes, add the chicken broth to the pot.
  11. Increase the heat to bring the broth to a boil.
  12. Once the broth is boiling reduce the heat to medium-low and immediately add the instant mashed potatoes to the pot.
  13. Whisk well.
  14. Add the milk to the pot and whisk until smooth.
  15. Leave the soup to simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  16. Serve and enjoy!

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