Potato Leek Soup

Hello Everybody! Today I would like to share with you my delicious Potato Leek Soup recipe! I love making other soups using my homemade chicken stock. This soup is full of flavor and served best with a side of crispy, olive oil drizzled, garlic rubbed, toasted ciabatta bread. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Potato Leek Soup

Ingredients:

  • 7 cups Chicken Stock
  • 9 Golden Yukon potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Leeks, trimmed and washed thoroughly, sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, cut in half
  • Guanciale, chopped for topping (can use bacon or pancetta instead)
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • Ciabatta bread, optional
  • Pecorino cheese, optional

Begin by adding about two ounces of olive oil into a pot. Once the oil is hot, add in the garlic and fry for about two minutes over a medium/high flame. In the meantime, warm up the chicken stock in a separate pot.

Next, add in the leek to the garlic pot and saute for about three minutes. Add the potatoes into the pot and saute for another three minutes.

Pour the chicken stock into the potato and leek pot and mix together. Bring to a boil and then lower the flame to medium/low and simmer for about 45 minutes, mixing occasionally. Once you have lowered the flame, taste the soup and add sea salt for seasoning.

Before the soup is done cooking, fry your guanciale until crispy. Set aside and use for topping for added flavor and crunch. Take a few slices of ciabatta bread and drizzle some olive oil on top. Toast in the oven at 400°F for about five minutes or until golden. After removing from the oven, rub a raw garlic glove over each slice of bread for added flavor.

Once the soup is done cooking, blend with a hand blender or pour into a blender to puree the soup. Enjoy the soup topped with crispy guanciale, a sprinkle of pecorino cheese and a side of crunchy olive oil and garlic rubbed ciabatta bread. Salute and cin cin!

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

Today I would like to share with you my delicious Potato Leek Soup recipe! I love making other soups using my homemade chicken stock. This soup is full of flavor and served best with a side of crispy, olive oil drizzled, garlic rubbed, toasted ciabatta bread.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: leek, potato, puree, soup
Author: Pasquale Sciarappa

Ingredients

  • 7 cups Chicken stock
  • 9 Golden Yukon potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 Leeks trimmed and washed thoroughly, sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves cut in half
  • Guanciale chopped for topping (can use bacon or pancetta instead)
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Ciabatta bread optional
  • Pecorino cheese optional

Instructions

  • Begin by adding about two ounces of olive oil into a pot. Once the oil is hot, add in the garlic and fry for about two minutes over a medium/high flame. In the meantime, warm up the chicken stock in a separate pot.
  • Next, add in the leek to the garlic pot and saute for about three minutes. Add the potatoes into the pot and saute for another three minutes.
  • Pour the chicken stock into the potato and leek pot and mix together. Bring to a boil and then lower the flame to medium/low and simmer for about 45 minutes, mixing occasionally. Once you have lowered the flame, taste the soup and add sea salt for seasoning.
  • Before the soup is done cooking, fry your guanciale until crispy. Set aside and use for topping for added flavor and crunch. Take a few slices of ciabatta bread and drizzle some olive oil on top. Toast in the oven at 400°F for about five minutes or until golden. After removing from the oven, rub a raw garlic glove over each slice of bread for added flavor.
  • Once the soup is done cooking, blend with a hand blender or pour into a blender to puree the soup. Enjoy the soup topped with crispy guanciale, a sprinkle of pecorino cheese and a side of crunchy olive oil and garlic rubbed ciabatta bread. Salute and cin cin!