Only the pure in heart can make a good soup! Multiple potato leek carrot soup recipes are floating on the internet. However, mine is different. I know it’s a pretty bold statement, but trust me on this one. Not only is this recipe super easy, but it’s also super yummy.
If you correctly follow the instructions, you hit the jackpot. This comforting soup recipe will make people fall in love with your cooking skills.
This super cozy potato leek carrot soup has a rich, creamy taste that can please even the pickiest of eaters. Its spices bind the flavor together, giving this soup a fantastic taste that is hard to forget.
Whether you have invited your friends or your date to spend some quality time, this soup will be a perfect choice. And have I told you my soup doesn’t require you to spend all of your afternoon in the kitchen?
Keep reading to know how this yummy potato leek carrot soup is prepared.
Creamy Potato Leek Carrot Soup
One thing that I like the most about this soup is that it has got plenty of vegetables, which can keep anyone full for a good time. The vegetables of this soup combine perfectly and give a blast of flavors.
Another secret of this soup recipe is that it has been passed down through generations. Originally, this recipe belonged to my grandmother, who then passed it to my mother and aunt. And then it came down to my cousins and me.
This soup has gone through some changes through the generations, but its taste is still the same, delicious and comforting. While this soup has a creamy taste, you don’t really have to add cream as perfect blending makes it creamy and smooth.
Follow the steps properly to recreate this soup correctly.
Steps to Make Cozy Creamy Potato Leek Carrot Soup
Honestly, it’s a simple recipe and can be easily followed. But still, I have divided the steps for you to understand everything quickly.
To start preparing this amazing potato leek carrot soup, you need two large size potatoes. Peel them, wash them, and dice them in a shape that can be quickly cooked. Make sure the pieces are not too big because then, the cooking time will be increased, and the flavors will be compromised.
After potatoes, you can then take four carrots, peel them, wash them, and cut them in a proper shape. Lastly, take three leeks, wash them to remove all the dirt. Then dice them.
The second step mainly includes cooking. So, take a large pot and keep it on medium flame. Once the pot is hot, add olive oil to it. Then add diced potatoes, carrots, and leeks— cook the vegetables for a couple of minutes.
After five minutes, add spices to the vegetables. Start by seasoning with salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, dried oregano, pepper to taste, and dried garlic powder.
Once again, mix the vegetables and cook them till everything is combined well.
Moving further, you can add more flavors to the soup by pouring the vegetable broth into it. Let the vegetables get nice and juicy in the broth. After the veggies are cooked, turn off the flame and let the pot sit on the side for around one hour.
After the veggies have cooled down, blend it until it gets smooth. Then you can serve it with any of the dishes that you like. Or you can enjoy this soup without anything else.
Key Notes for Potato Leek Carrot Soup
- If you don’t want the soup to get a sandy taste, wash the leek properly. Clean it under running water so that its inner parts are free from dirt. Then dice the leeks for the soup.
- Instead of cooking the vegetables in a pot, place them on an oven tray. Remember to preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Before putting the tray in the oven, season veggies with spices and roast for around half an hour. If the potatoes are hard, keep them in the oven for a few more minutes.
- To make your soup look and taste fancy, add fried sage or any other herb of your choice.
- Also, if you want, add a dash of heavy cream to prepare the soup extra creamy.
What to Serve with Potato Leek Carrot Soup?
Potato carrot leek soup is a complete dish on its own. But if you want, you can serve it with items like garlic bread, spinach salad, roast beef sandwich, ham sandwich, German pretzels, or anything else that you like.
How to Store Potato Leek Carrot Soup?
If you have prepared extra potato leek carrot soup, you can store it in the refrigerator for about 3-4 days. Transfer the soup to an airtight container and keep it inside the fridge.
And then whenever you want to enjoy this soup, reheat it in a microwave or stovetop. But avoid reheating a portion more than one time. That’s because then you will lose the flavors.
Potato Leek Carrot Soup
- Mixing bowl
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 3 leeks diced
- 4 carrots peeled and diced
- 2 large potatoes peeled and diced
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried garlic
- 6 cups vegetable broth
- Pour some olive oil and stir in the diced carrots, leeks, and potatoes in a large pot.
- Cook for about 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste turmeric powder, chili powder, dried oregano, dried garlic powder, and mix until combined.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and mix until combined.
- Let it cook for about 60 minutes until the vegetables are soft and blend until smooth.
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