Creamy Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Potato Leek Soup recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Potato Leek Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by roberholtzer

Makes 4 servings



One of my favorite soups, 30 minutes from start to finish If you're really watching the calories, dice the potatoes and leeks nicely and leave out the last step for a more traditional soup.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Potato Leek Soup

2 1/2 cups organic chicken broth, low sodium
4 medium russet potatoes
2 leeks, large
1 cup sour cream, light

Recipe Directions for Creamy Potato Leek Soup

  1. Scrub potatoes clean, leaving skins on, and dice into small pieces. (Smaller pieces cook quicker.)

  2. Clean Leeks by trimming off roots and ends then slice from top to bottom through the middle, swish in clean water. Then slice into 1/2 inch pieces and set aside.

  3. Add he broth to a 2 Qt. pot, bring the chicken broth to a boil over medium heat. Add the potatoes and simmer for 15 minutes.

  4. Add the leeks and simmer for an additional 3-5 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Add fresh ground pepper to taste.

  5. Using a blender, puree the soup with all but 4 teaspoons of sour cream. Serve with a small dollop of sour cream on top of each bowl of soup.

Categories

Brunch, First Course, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 465.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
323
Calories from Fat
119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.2g
20%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
38%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
529mg
22%
Potassium
1159mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
42.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.9g
24%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
9.0g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 80%
Calcium 12% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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