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Potato Leek Soup
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Potato Leek Soup

Pressure Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Soups, Stews & Chilis
Cuisine: French
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Affordable, Easy, Quick
Product: Stove-top Pressure Cooker
Cooking Method: Pressure Cooking, Sauteing
Food Group: Dairy, Vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 281kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 leeks well washed and finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 pound potatoes cubed
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 tablespoons parsley minced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 cups chicken stock or water
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • croutons optional

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in the cooker and slowly sauté the chopped leeks and onions until wilted. Add the potatoes, peas, and parsley.
  • Stir in the milk and stock and season with salt and pepper. Close the lid and bring to pressure. Cook on High for 10 minutes or on Low for 18 minutes.
  • Release pressure and remove the lid.
  • Cool a little, then transfer to a blender or processor and puree. Serve hot or cold, sprinkled with croutons.

Notes

To make vegetarian use water or vegetable stock instead of chicken stock. 
To have it be gluten-free omit the croutons. 

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 2028IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 3mg