Easy Creamy No-Cream Potato Leek Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a quick and very tasty soup that is very easy. I love it with a crusty bread and a salad for dinner.


  1. Bring 7 cups of water with 1/2 tsp. salt to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and cut into slices about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Wash leeks carefully, and chop into medium sized pieces.
  4. When water is boiling, add potatoes and leeks.
  5. Turn down heat and simmer, covered for 30 minutes.
  6. Reserving 2 to 3 cups of the cooking water, put the remaining contents of the pot into a blender or food processor.
  7. Puree until smooth.
  8. Add butter and blend until smooth.
  9. Return soup to pot and bring to a boil.
  10. Add reserved cooking water until soup reaches desired consistency (I like to leave it thick).
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
  12. Reheats very well.
Most Helpful

This was a *great* soup! I actually used mock mashed potatoes (cauliflower) for a lower carb soup and it was superb! Thanks!!

AKillian24 November 05, 2005

Simple and tasty. And much healthier than a cream soup.

Loomatic December 16, 2014

This was a great soup, easy to make- I added a few ingredients ( onions, garlic) and cooked in some turkey stock I had left over. My husband loved it.

rbrungard March 11, 2012