Vegan Potato and Leek Soup

With simple earthy flavors, this classic soup is a comforting starter.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 leeks, sliced
  • 2 large potatoes, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan margarine
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. sage
  • ½ tsp. thyme

Directions

  • Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil for a few minutes until onions are soft. Add vegetable broth, leeks, potatoes, and bay leaves and bring to a slow simmer. Allow to cook, partially covered, for 30 minutes until potatoes are soft.
  • Remove bay leaves. Working in batches as needed, purée soup in a blender until almost smooth, or desired consistency. Return soup to pot and stir in remaining ingredients.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 leeks, sliced
  • 2 large potatoes, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan margarine
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. sage
  • ½ tsp. thyme

Directions

  • Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil for a few minutes until onions are soft. Add vegetable broth, leeks, potatoes, and bay leaves and bring to a slow simmer. Allow to cook, partially covered, for 30 minutes until potatoes are soft.
  • Remove bay leaves. Working in batches as needed, purée soup in a blender until almost smooth, or desired consistency. Return soup to pot and stir in remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1040mg
Total Carbohydrate44g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars11g
Protein5g