Irish Potato Leek Soup {Delightful Soup For St Patrick’s Day}

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Irish Potato Leek Soup is a creamy potato leek soup but also has some dill in it. This The dill just brings out the flavor in this potato soup. You will love this Irish potato leek soup that it will soon become a new favorite soup to make.

Potato Leek Soup from Seduction in the Kitchen
Potato Leek Soup from Seduction in the Kitchen

 

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o I am a Libra, I like to change things up. Why? It is because we Libras are indecisive and we love to be creative.

 

Since I am tweaking up the design here on Seduction in the Kitchen, I felt I wanted to give new life to my logo. I felt if you name a blog with Seduction, it should have a sexy feel to it. I love that color blue, but red is sexy, don’t you agree?

 

Creativity is in my blood, so I am a little lucky that I can make my own logo. I went and found a cool font that I felt looked seducing. Played around with PicMonkey and VIOLA!

 

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I changed up my sharing tools on here. I loved Email it, what I was using before. It was nice, I have no issues with it. If I want my engagement and SEO to improve, that is what I should use. So I switched it up.

Irish Potato Leek Soup
Irish Potato Leek Soup

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Irish Potato Leek Soup

Samaan is actually a Syrian name. It was my ex-husband’s name. You can tell I am not Syrian.

I actually, German, Irish, and Polish. However, I am more Irish in me than anything. I mean I have auburn hair and green eyes, with fair skin. Yes, I scream “I AM IRISH.”

 

With the way these months and days seem to be flying by, St Patrick’s Day will be here soon. Irish food will be on everyone’s table that day. After all, everyone is Irish on March 17th.

 

I first tried a creamy potato leek soup at work. We used to have this small coffee shop next to the lab that would serve up a soup of the day. One day it was this Irish leek and potato soup.

 

The coffee shop’s irish potato and leek soup had dill in it and it was amazing. So guess who decided she needed to recreate the creamy potato leek soup? You guess right, me.

 

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Creamy Potato Leek Soup

I wanted to recreate the Irish potato soup recipe is because I wanted to embrace my Irish heritage. You have to be proud of where you came from. I am proud to be Irish as you can see.

 

I love heritage recipes. After all, how many Pittsburgh recipes do I have on here? There no doubt I am proud of being a native Pittsburgher.

 

No matter what, everyone should celebrate and be proud of their heritage. It is our different backgrounds and heritage that make us who we are. Shape us into where we are today. So enjoy a little of my heritage with this Irish potato and leek soup.

Irish Potato Leek Soup overhead on table with beer
Irish Potato Leek Soup is a creamy potato soup that uses leeks, let your taste buds be Irish!

 

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Potato Leek Soup

Irish Potato Leek Soup Recipe


  • Author: Deanna
  • Prep Time: 0:30
  • Cook Time: 0:30
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Irish

Description

Irish Potato Leek Soup is a creamy potato soup that uses leeks but also is flavored with dill. This potato soup will soon become a new favorite to make.


Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups leeks chopped
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 medium potatoes coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large pan, melt the butter and add the leeks, celery, onion and garlic.
  2. Saute over medium heat, until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Stir in the chicken stock potatoes, pepper, and basil; bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes, until the potatoes are easily pierced with a fork.
  5. Add the milk and herbs, return to a light simmer, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove the soup from the heat and let sit for about 5 minutes.
  7. Then serve it up and ENJOY!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 244kcal
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Sodium: 282mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg

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8 Comments
  • I love leeks! This sounds like a yummy soup.

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 5, 2017

      Thank you!!! The leeks really bring out a great flavor!

  • Elizabeth
    February 5, 2017

    That sounds absolutely gorgeous! We eat a lot of tattie and leek soups on my island – I should jazz it up a bit like you have!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 5, 2017

      Jazzing it up can be really fun! I would have never thought to add dill to potato soup when I did it just works 🙂

  • Elizabeth
    February 5, 2017

    Your new logo looks great! And the soup sounds perfect – – warm and comforting and hearty on a cold winter night.

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 5, 2017

      Thank you!!! I am really liking it 🙂 It is so perfect for these cold winter days

  • Margaret
    March 25, 2018

    It’s yummy….I might make it with more milk, or half and half next time to make it a little creamier

    • Deanna
      March 25, 2018

      I am so glad ypu like this! I do half and half, I think half and half makes soups creamier in my opinion 🙂