Quick Leek Soup

Velouté de Poireaux

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

My Paris Market Cookbook

My Paris Market Cookbook

By Emily Dilling

Published 2015

  • About

This is a sure-to-please recipe for the leek geek in your life. I’m often inspired to make this velvety soup when I see leaks poking out of shopping bags at my local market. Warming and nourishing, this quick soup is perfect for a chilly evening. Be sure to carefully wash leeks once you’ve removed the dark green leaves and cut the stalk in half; you will often find hidden dirt here, which a quick rinse with cold water will remove. The soup is traditionally finished with a touch of milk at t