Leek and Potato Soup

Soupe poireaux-pommes de terre

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Paul Bocuse: Simply Delicious

By Paul Bocuse

Published 2014

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  • 1 lb. (500 g) potatoes
  • 4 medium leeks
  • 6


In a large saucepan, bring the water and salt to a boil.

Peel, wash, and dice the potatoes. Peel and carefully wash the leeks, and dice them using scissors.

In another large saucepan, melt the butter, add the leeks and cook over low heat until they have softened completely. Pour in the boiling water, add the potatoes, and cook uncovered over moderate heat for 20 minutes, then st