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Potato Leek Soup II

"Easy version of soup using wild leeks, chicken broth and instant potato flakes. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley."
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30 m servings 276 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 to 5 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 12.3 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1209 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Saute the leeks and onion in the butter for 5 minutes, or until tender. Pour in the broth and the milk and mix well.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the potato flakes, salt, celery salt and parsley. Allow to thicken and heat through.

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  1. 30 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This recipe could not get much easier. I made for my husband and he LOVED it! I can't wait to make it again. Just be sure to clean your leeks throughly as they like to hold dirt!

Most helpful critical review

I must have read the directions 3 times, wrote them down, re read them, and then proceeded with the soup. I ended up with a pot full of leeks, onions, potato flakes, and curdled milk chunks. (th...

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This recipe could not get much easier. I made for my husband and he LOVED it! I can't wait to make it again. Just be sure to clean your leeks throughly as they like to hold dirt!

Great recipe! Used real potatos and potato starch instead of potato flakes also used soy milk! Turned out great!

We love this soup. It is tasty and easy. We have salad and fresh french bread and cheese on the side.

Wonderful flavor. Used a scallion/onion mixture to get a little garlic flavor. Although the texture is a little grainy because of the potato flakes, this is would be very adaptable to home dri...

Very easy and yummy. I added more chicken broth.

I love leek soup. I added about 2 cups of leeks and I added frozen hash browns instead of the potatoe flakes. I also used some cream I needed to use to make up the 4 cups of milk. Everyone lo...

We really liked this- there was none left at the end of the meal! I used 1 leek, 1 can of chicken broth, & 2 t. dried parsley. Easy, quick, & economical! Thanks Ruth!

I made some changes to this recipe to suit what I had on hand and it turned out to be one of the best soups I've ever made...and that's saying something! I only used one can of soup broth and u...

I like this recipe, but usually add a clove or two of garlic, and in addition to the potato flakes (which add both creaminess and flavor), I also add a 'real' (pre-cooked and diced) potato or tw...