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Delicious, creamy, flavoursome leek and potato soup in soup maker. Creamy soups don’t get any better than this winter comfort classic.
Even better, you can serve with some homemade crusty bread rolls for the ultimate kitchen gadget supper.
Originally shared in 2017 and updated in 2019, we are updating it again today with new pictures and an improved leek and potato soup recipe.
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Soup Maker Leek And Potato Soup
If there is a winter soup that we should all eat in the masses, it is soup maker leek and potato soup.
Or do you call it soup maker potato and leek soup?
The potatoes work as the creamier of the soup and this means you can keep the calories low, and you don’t have to worry about thickening up your leek and potato soup.
Then if your kids say that they don’t do soup, then put a bowl of this leek and potato soup, let them dip some bread in and you have lost them to soup heaven.
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Can You Make Leek & Potato Soup In A Soup Maker?
Yes, you can make leek & potato soup in a soup maker. Simply load the soup maker up with your soup ingredients and it will do the hard work for you.
You can also make the leek and potato soup for the freezer and then freeze it in your favourite containers. Then when you are ready to reheat, use the microwave to reheat your frozen soup.
How Do You Make Soup With Morphy Richards Soup Maker?
The process of making potato and leek soup in soup maker is so EASY. And is not like making soup the traditional way in a pan on the stove.
You dump the ingredients into the soup maker and it makes the soup and you come back to smooth soup.
This is the process of the Morphy Richards soup maker as well as many other brands too.
What About Chunky Leek And Potato Soup?
I am team smooth and love a smooth leek and potato soup maker recipe. However, if you would prefer chunky then you can do this too.
Simply swap the smooth soup maker setting for chunky and it will create a warming chunky leek and potato soup.
Do I Use Hot Or Cold Water In Soup Maker?
Neither. Please don’t put water in the soup maker, you will end up creating bland soup that you won’t want to eat. Or that is weak flavoured so resembles dishwasher water.
Then you can always add more later, but you can’t take away what you have already added.
How Do You Make Leek And Potato Soup Less Bland?
Less liquid is the secret behind avoiding a bland soup maker potato and leek soup. The leek and the potatoes have lovely flavour and if you add too much liquid it will dilute and dilute them down.
Think of orange cordial and how if you keep adding water to it how weaker and weaker the taste is. Well, the same applies with leek and potato soup and other soups too.
How Can I Thicken My Potato And Leek Soup?
Dare I say it….more potatoes. Potatoes are a fantastic natural thickener when you are cooking soup.
Simply add in some extra potatoes. Or what I do is freeze leftover mashed potatoes in ice cube trays and then when I quickly need to thicken something I can add a little potato.
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Potato And Leek Soup Maker Ingredients
Potatoes – Lets start with the potatoes. You can use sweet, white, any variety you want. Just prep and load them into the soup maker. We used loads of potatoes that were leftover and were developing growth as then we can peel them and avoid food waste.
Leeks – You can use little or large leeks. I was jut having a clear out and used one large and one small.
Stock – I recommend some veggie stock to make your leek and potato soup taste more flavoursome. We make our own instant pot veggie stock and then freeze it for soups and stews.
Cream – Towards the end you will find that you will need something extra for the right texture. You can use cream, Greek yoghurt, milk or even some cream cheese like Philadelphia.
Garlic – My soup maker hack is to buy either some frozen chopped garlic or some garlic puree. It makes the soup so much easy to prep for.
Seasonings – For seasonings, we are keeping it simple with salt and pepper and dried chives.
Then for the kitchen gadgets that we have used in this leek and potato soup for soup maker it has just been our Ninja Soup Maker. We have this one and its wonderful for many types of soup maker recipes.
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How To Make Leek And Potato Soup In A Soup Maker?
- Load. Clean and chop your leeks. Peel and dice your potatoes. Then add to the soup maker along with veggie stock, garlic and seasonings.
- Cook. Then once your soup maker is loaded up with your soup ingredients, set it to the smooth soup setting and cook it for 25 minutes.
- Finish. Then when it beeps, add in some Greek yoghurt, and then pulse until well mixed.
And I am sure you can see now how easy it is to make leek and potato soup in soup maker.
What To Serve With Leek & Potato Soup?
Now you have your soup maker leek and potato soup recipe, I am sure you are curious of what to serve with it.
Well, my first choice is more potatoes. What I will do is make some cubed potatoes that will have a similar texture to mini roast potatoes. Then they will be crispy and yummy and served over the leek and potato soup. You can follow our air fryer garlic potatoes to do the same.
More Soup Maker Recipes
- Soup Maker Minestrone Soup
- Soup Maker Chicken Noodle Soup
- Soup Maker Onion Soup
- Soup Maker Cauliflower Soup
- Soup Maker Asparagus Soup
- Soup Maker Broccoli Soup
All the above are amazing soup maker recipes. Though if I could choose just one, the soup maker broccoli soup is hands down the absolute BEST.
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Leek And Potato Soup In Soup Maker
- Clean and dice the leeks. Peel and dice the potatoes. Load the potatoes, leeks, garlic, seasoning and veggie stock into the soup maker.
- Place the lid on the soup maker and cook on the smooth setting for 25 minutes.
- Whilst the soup maker is working its magic prep and cook some air fryer potatoes.
- Add in extra seasoning if needed, Greek yoghurt and do a quick pulse for a final mix.
- Then serve with some air fryer garlic potatoes.