Low-Carb Leek Soup

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by GrandBendJen

This is a great recipe for those looking for an Atkins Phase 1 recipe, or for people looking to cut down on carbs. Easy to make and delicious!

Top Review by windhorse23

I don't know what possessed me to make hot soup on the last day of June. I did have some leftover leeks I wanted to use up. Boy, did this smell wonderful while it was cooking, though. I really didn't change anything much about the recipe. I added some dill, which was fine. I also mixed several kinds of grated cheese, and I think it would have been better and had a bit more flavor with something like parmesan or very sharp cheddar. Nice recipe, Jen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Sautee leeks, onion and garlic until soft (approximately 5 minutes).
  3. Add water, herbs (if desired) and bouillon.
  4. Simmer on low for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Puree with immersion blender or blender.
  6. Mix in whipping cream, cheese, and salt and pepper (if desired).
  7. Stir until melted.
  8. Serve.

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