28 Reviews

I needed a recipe to use up my leeks in the fridge and thought because it was cold that I should make a nice soup. Came across this recipe and tried it. OMG I have to rate this one a five. It had a nice taste and was wonderful. Thanks for posting. I will be making this one again.

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lpyper July 12, 2010

Fantastic Rich and Heart Warming Soup. Great for those cold winter days. I've made this several times and it always turns out great. Only substitute is I didn't use real bacon but turkey bacon (less fat), but it was still terrific. Thank You!

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Raelene's June 13, 2010

Sorry to be the spoiler on this recipe. I had high hopes. I cooked as directed with one change. I chopped and fried about 1'/2 a pound of bacon first, then removed the bacon and sauteed the leeks in the bacon fat. I used about 5 Tbsp cornstarch & water and found it didn't thicken nearly enough. After pureeing, it was far too thin for my liking. I also needed to add about 2 tsp of salt and a lot of pepper to give it some taste. My kids and husband thought it was okay, but it isn't a make again recipe for me.

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Lucky Ducky October 06, 2009

I made this over the weekend. I followed the recipe except I left out the chives (forgot to buy any) and I didn't puree the soup. It was fantastic. It made tons of soup, though, and if I make it again I'll halve the recipe. Thanks!

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DianeH February 02, 2009

Really good! My roommate and I couldn't stop eating this! I only wish I had chives and bacon to serve with it :[ But it was amazing without as well. Thanks!

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Barbell Bunny December 26, 2008

It awesome! leave it chunky!!!!!!!!!

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CCRcook December 18, 2008

Very nice soup. Followed recipe exacly except used freeze dried chives instead of fresh chives. Still excellent soup.

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Maryland Jim October 23, 2008

Wonderful! Very easy to make. I did change a few things. I had to use turkey and chicken stock AND tomato-chicken cube (cleaning out the pantry). I did blend it as well and it was so smooth. I used skim milk and only 1/2 C light cream. Thanks for a great and EASY soup!!

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Laurie V. October 17, 2008

I think that this recipe is great for a basic potatoe leek soup. I always naturally opt for thickening with a simple "roux" of just butter and flour and milk. I think that This is a great recipe to build additional flavors on. Next time I would add one more leek, a small one. But it definetly did the trick. I also fed it to my 8 month old for lunch and he loved it!

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emmanuellechasse November 17, 2007

This recipe was so good! And I tweaked it a little, instead of butter I cooked 3 pieces of bacon and removed them (for later) and then cooked the leeks. just like a chowder recipe usually calls for. it gives it a smoky taste. Thanks for the recipe, it is now a winter staple!

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donnak #2 September 05, 2007
Potato & Leek Soup