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Easy Creamy Vegan Potato Leek Soup

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Prep

10 minutes

Cook

40 minutes

Yield

4

Simple, 40 minute Leek and Potato Soup. Infused with beautiful coriander, oregano and coconut milk. It is the perfect soup to keep you warm and comforted.

I don’t know about you, but I am craving soup all the time recently. This cold weather makes me want to curl up on the couch with a bowl of something hearty. Rich flavours that you can only find in something like this classic Potato Leek Soup.

Easy potato leek soup recipe that only takes 40 minutes

Great tasting and super nutritious potato leek soup recipe served in decorative bowls

Is it cold where you are too? Because it looks like a winter wonderland and we have hit the negative temperatures where I am. 

Nothing says comfort food more than a big bowl of creamy soup. This healthy, simple and classic Potato Leek Soup was exactly what we all need to keep warm and has the perfect creaminess (without using cream) as I sit next to the fireplace while I work on and finalize some of my other recipes!  

easy to make potato leek soup that's vegan and topped with fresh oregano and lime juice

This creamy vegan soup was inspired by my boyfriend and another British man you may have heard of  – Jamie Oliver.

This Potato Leek Soup recipe takes about 40 minutes to whip up, and is so easy to make! Not to mention that the recipe simple to follow and very good for you. Did I also mention its delicious? It is healthy, it is wholesome, it is easy, and it will become one of your go-to winter recipes. You will be warmed up in no time! 

You are going to love this vegan Leek + Potato Soup because it is:

  • rich
  • creamy
  • chunky
  • healthy
  • plant-based
  • quick and easy
  • comforting
  • warming

easy to make potato leek soup that's vegan and topped with fresh oregano and lime juice

This soup is perfect for an evening at home with your family. It is so comforting and delicious, the perfect wholesome soup that won’t take hours to make. Get out your largest pot because you will want to make a double batch of this recipe for when the next cold night hits and you need some warming up.  

Looking for some of my other favourite soup recipes?

 

 

Easy Vegan Potato Leek Soup

5 from 19 votes
Simple, 40 minute Leek and Potato Soup. Infused with beautiful coriander, oregano and coconut milk. It is the perfect soup to keep you warm and comforted.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp EVOO
  • 2 large leek stalks washed and chopped (discard the green bit of the leek, compost)
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 1.5 lbs. white baby potatoes halved
  • 1 tsp pink sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 tbsp. white miso
  • 1 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 900 ml vegetable stock unsalted - homemade if you can
  • 1 400 mL can of coconut milk
  • season to taste
  • garnish with more fresh oregano and fresh lime juice

Instructions
 

  • Into a large pot, over medium heat add your olive oil and cook for 30 seconds.  To the pot, add your leeks, onion and celery. Cook them for 5-10 minutes or until golden.
  • To the pot, add your potatoes and stir the ingredients till well combined. Cook for another 10 minutes, on medium heat. Now add the salt, pepper, white miso and nutritional yeast.  Cook down for 2 minutes, stirring to combine all the ingredients.
  • Increase your heat to high, add your stock and bring to a boil before simmering for 15-20 minutes or until your potatoes are cooked throughout.
  • Add your coconut milk and stir. Cook for another minute before turning off the heat and transferring the mixture into your high speed blender.
  • Blend till smooth but still light texture.
  • Garnish with fresh oregano, olive oil, pepper and fresh lime!

Notes

The soup can be enjoyed unblended, half blended or completely blended.  All the options are great.
Soup will last up to 1 week in the fridge in a tightly sealed container.
Review This Recipe Let us know how it was!

 

Graciela Sanchez

5 stars
This soup is absolutely delicious. You need to try ! I blended only half of it and left it half chunky and it was amazing. My wife who doesn’t like creamy soups loved it.

Maria Koutsogiannis

YES! This makes me so happy!

Elisa

We loved this recipe, even my husband!!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thanks so much for the love hun!

Ella

5 stars
Ah-mazing, even my non-vegan taste testers said it was flavourful and delicious. The lime juice as a garnish was so fresh, would never had thought to add it! Love love love this recipe

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much for the love, Ella!!!!!

Amanda Warner

5 stars
Omg this was amazing! I added the miso at the very end so it wouldn’t kill off all of the good bacteria and added fresh rosemary for garnish. SO yummy. Thanks for the recipe! I’m not longer afraid to cook with leeks. 😁

Maria Koutsogiannis

yesssss I am so happy you liked this recipe!!!!

Eva Oke

I made this soup for lunch today and it was so delicious. The whole family loved it including my husband who is not really a fan of soups.
Thank you Maria for creating this soup. I’m looking forward trying your other recipes.😁

Maria Koutsogiannis

YES!! Thank you so much for the love, Eva!!!

Joanne Guppy

5 stars
Super yummy, quick and easy to make! Just love making this soup as part of my soup rotation!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much, Joanne! I love this soup!

Emma

5 stars
I made a double batch of this soup after I got my wisdom teeth out. Not only was it easy and delicious, it was heart and filling! It sucks not being able to eat solid food but this got my through and helped keep my spirits high. Would definitely make again.

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much, Emma! I love this soup so much!

Charl

Made this today for my boyfriend and I during a windy lockdown day. All I can say is omg so yummy. Best Potato & Leek soup we’ve ever had hands down. We had some crispy fried onions in the pantry so used those as a topper (naughty but so nice).

I’ve followed you for a while on Instagram but downloaded and subscribed to your app yesterday. Excited to make more delicious food ❤️❤️❤️

Maria Koutsogiannis

YES!!!! This is amazing, makes me so happy!!!

Alexander

5 stars
Finding a fellow Greek who is open to vegan recipes is just awesome. This recipe was DELICIOUS. 100% will make again.

Maria Koutsogiannis

This makes me so happy, thanks for the love sweet cheeks!

Sarah

Made this last night and it was indeed quick, easy and delicious. Satisfied the whole family and even took care of lunch for my kid today 👌
I modified it just a bit by adding the miso paste in last once the soup was off the stovetop to preserve all its beneficial attributes.

Maria Koutsogiannis

YES! Oh my gosh the addition of Miso would be so good in this, thanks so much for the love hun!

Becky

5 stars
This soup is amazing! I’ve tried several potato leek soups since going plant based a few years ago & nothing has come close. I didn’t have homemade broth so I used better than bouillon & somehow that, the nutritional yeast & miso ends up tasting exactly like chicken broth, it’s wild! Thanks for the amazing recipes & all of the inspiration you share Maria!!!

Maria Koutsogiannis

YOU’RE SO WELCOME!! That combo is so damn good, right?! Thanks so much for the love hun!

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