Irish Potato and Leek Soup

February 25, 2014 by Kenmore


preparation time
0 mins

cook time




2 teaspoons vegetable oil

2 cup leeks chopped

2 celery stalks diced

1 small onion diced

2 garlic cloves minced

4 medium potatoes coarsely chopped

4 cup water or vegetable stock

1 teaspoons salt

0.5 teaspoons ground black pepper

0.5 teaspoons dried thyme

1.5 cup light cream

2 teaspoons fresh parsley chopped

2 teaspoons fresh dill chopped

2 teaspoons fresh tarragon chopped


Step 1

In a large pan, heat the oil and add the leeks, celery, onion and garlic. Saute over medium heat until vegetables are soft.

Step 2

Stir in vegetable stock or water, potatoes, salt, pepper and thyme. Bring to a boil.

Step 3

Simmer over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes, until the potatoes are easily pierced with a fork. Add the cream and herbs and return to a light simmer, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Remove soup from heat and let sit a few minutes before serving.


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