Vegan potato leek soup is so easy, delish, and kid-approved! Makes the perfect appetizer, lunch, or main course with some crusty bread.
To make this soup you’re going to need a huge pot, I like to use a dutch oven, such as this one by Amazon Basics. It’s a more affordable version of a famous brand that charges well over the cost of a kidney on the black market if you know what I mean.
But any soup pot will work.
To make this recipe, you’ll need:
Extra virgin olive oil
Smoked paprika (I recommend this one)
Vegetable broth (I like this brand)
Coconut milk (like this one)
Nutritional yeast (I like Bob’s Red Mill)
COCONUT MILK: Don’t skip the coconut milk, please. You’re not going to be able to taste it, and it adds a lot of creaminess to the final product. But, if you really hate it, you can use any plant-based milk in its place.
NUTRITIONAL YEAST: The nutritional yeast (“nooch”) is what gives this soup a slightly cheesy, earthy, nutty flavor. I love to use it in soups because in addition to giving plant-based foods a familiar buttery, cheesy, slightly nutty flavor, it’s packed with nutrients and trace minerals.
YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS POTATO LEEK SOUP
You are. You’re going to be amazed at how quick and delicious this soup is!
Easy to save for later
The perfect main dish
+ Damn delish.
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Vegan Potato Leek Soup
- 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin for sautéing
- 5 potatoes preferably Yukon Gold
- 4 leeks dark green stems cut and discarded
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 carrot diced
- 1 onion diced
- 1 tbsp thyme freshly chopped
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 3 cups vegetable broth
- 1 can coconut milk full fat
- 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
- In a soup pot over medium heat, add your olive oil, potatoes, carrot, onion, garlic and spices (thyme + paprika). Saute for 10 minutes.
- Add the broth to the pot and bring to a boil. Turn the heat down to a simmer and cover. Allow to cook for about 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- Blend half of the soup in a blender or with an immersion blender. If using a blender, transfer the blended soup back to the pot, if using an immersion blender–serve immediately.