Vegan Potato Leek Soup

For a simple meal following a trip to your favorite farmer's market, try this vegan potato leek soup from Chef Doug Katz of Cleveland, Ohio.

Vegan Potato Leek Soup recipe
Maya Visnyei

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  • 2- to 4-qt vegetable stock or broth, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large leeks, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 oz dry white wine
  • 8 large yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 tsp sea salt, plus additional to taste
  • Fresh parsley or dill, optional


  1. In a large pot, bring 2 qt stock to a simmer.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat oil on low. Add leeks and sauté, stirring occasionally, until soft but not colored, about 7 minutes. Stir in wine and cook until liquid evaporates.
  3. Add hot stock and potatoes to leeks. Simmer until potatoes are softened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. With an immersion blender, purée soup until smooth. (Alternatively, purée soup in batches in a blender.) If necessary, bring remaining stock to a simmer and add to soup, as needed, to reach desired consistency. Season with salt and cayenne, to taste. If using, garnish with parsley or dill.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 cup vegan potato leek soup
  • Calories 243
  • Carbohydrate Content 48 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 535 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g