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Sopa de Puerros y Patatas (Leek & Potato Soup)

Leek and Potato Soup is valued in many cultures around the world. Come and experience its simple goodness for yourself.
Course Soup
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author www.sanpasqualskitchen.com


  • 3 large leeks halved lengthwise and chopped into 3/4” pieces
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 medium potatoes chopped
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • Salt to taste


  • Rinse well and drain the leeks.
  • Heat oil in a soup pot. Add the leeks and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Pour in 9 cups of water and season with salt. Add the potatoes. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until potato is tender.
  • Remove a ladle full of soup and put it in a cup or bowl with the chicken bouillon cube. When completely dissolved return it to the pot. Stir and serve.