Leek and potato soup


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This lovely soup is nutritious and tastes great too.

Why not try it with the soda bread?

Leeks are in the same family as onion and garlic, and they are a good source of fibre.

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 onion

  • 1 potato

  • 2 medium leeks

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • pinch black pepper

  • 400ml water

  • 1 reduced-salt vegetable stock cube

  • 125ml semi-skimmed milk

  • pinch dried chives

  • 1 tablespoon low-fat natural yoghurt

  • 2 slices of bread


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  • tablespoon

  • large and small pans

  • wooden spoon

  • hand blender

  • soup bowl

Step 1

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First, ask an adult to help you chop all the vegetables then heat the oil in a large pan.

Cook the onion for a minute.

Then add the potato and leeks and stir over a gentle heat for 5 minutes.

Add the pepper.

Step 2

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In the small saucepan make the vegetable stock by boiling the water and adding the vegetable stock cube.

Step 3

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Add the stock and milk to the large pan and stir.

Cover and leave to simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are soft.

Add the chives.

Step 4

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Leave it to cool down a little.

Ask an adult to help you blend the soup with the hand blender and put it in soup bowls.

Step 5

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Finally, turn your soup into a smiley rabbit by drawing eyes, a nose and mouth with yoghurt and adding two slices of bread to make the ears.

Enjoy your tasty soup!

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