White Gate Farm

White Gate Farm

Potato Leek Soup

This recipe can be prepared in 40 minutes or less.


  • 3 large leeks, cut lengthwise, separate, clean. Use only the white and pale green parts, chop.
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth for vegetarian option)
  • 2 lbs potatoes, peeled, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Marjoram - dash (optional)
  • Tabasco sauce or other red chili sauce (optional)


Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper, cover pan, cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Check often. Do not brown leeks! Browning will give leeks a burnt taste.

Add water, broth, and potatoes. Cook for 20 minutes. Scoop about have of the soup mixture into a blender, puree and return to pan. Optional: Add dash of marjoram and chili sauce to taste - about 1/4 teaspoon.

Serves 4-6.