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Vegan Potato Leek Soup

A comforting soup that is not only delicious to eat but simple to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: potato, soup
Servings: 4 people
Cost: $6


  • ¼ medium yellow onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 leeks sliced
  • 2-2.5 lbs potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • ½ teaspoon rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon coriander
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 4 cups water
  • lemon juice from ½ lemon
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Sauté onion over medium heat until fragrant.
  • Add garlic and sauté for another minute.
  • Add leeks and sauté for a couple more minutes.
  • Add potatoes, spices, coconut milk and water.
  • Cook until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Blend using a stand blender or immersion blender.
  • Add lemon juice and pepper and mix in.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Enjoy!


  • You can omit the onion for a milder and sweeter taste.
  • You can use veggie broth instead of water if you'd like.
  • If you want to omit the coconut milk you can use cashew cream, or increase the water and add in a handful of cashews. You could also use soy milk but wait til the end of cooking to add it.