Creamy Potato Carrot Leek Soup

Herbed and crispy bread crumbs top a tasty soup of potatoes, leeks and carrots. Blended so smooth, you’ll think it was made with cream, but it’s vegan-friendly!
Delicious and flavorful.

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

70

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

70

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • Soup:

  • 4

    medium potatoes, scrubbed, diced

  • 3

    small-medium leeks, light green and white parts, trimmed, washed, sliced

  • 3

    large carrots, scrubbed, trimmed, sliced into rounds

  • 2

    large garlic cloves, minced, reserving 1 teaspoon for bread crumbs

  • 6

    cups of water

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    teaspoons thyme, woody stem removed, leaves finely minced

  • Bread Crumb Topping:

  • Drizzle of olive oil

  • 1

    teaspoon thyme - woody stems removed

  • 1

    teaspoon reserved minced garlic

  • 1

    slice of your favorite bread, toasted, processed in food processor until crumbs form

Directions

Soup: In a large soup pot add potatoes, carrot rounds, leeks and garlic. Cover with water and bring to a bowl; cover and reduce to a simmer. Simmer 20 minutes, until veggies are soft. Add salt and thyme. Remove from heat and purée with an immersion blender, or working in batches, carefully transfer soup to a blender and purée, making sure you vent the blender cover for steam to escape; cover opening with a kitchen towel. Bread Crumb Topping: Heat a small sauté pan over medium high heat. Drizzle with olive oil and add thyme and garlic. Add bread crumbs and sauté until crumbs are golden brown. Ladle soup into bowls and top with bread crumb mixture. Enjoy!

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