Leek and mushroom soup

October 21, 2016
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m

Leeks and onions go together perfectly in this easy to make soup.


  • 15 g butter
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 280g white mushrooms chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 750ml water or stock
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 tbsp double cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1

Melt the butter in a saucepan and fry the leek and onion together.

Step 2

Add the thyme, half of the parsley and garlic, stir and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4

Add the mushrooms and soy sauce and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Stir in the stock or water and the milk and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Add the rest if the parsley and cream.

Step 7

Check the seasoning and heat gently for a minute or so.

Step 8

Turn off the heat and cover and leave for 5 mins before serving. Alternatively allow to cool and reheat when required.

Step 9

Serve with crusty bread and piece of your favourite cheese.

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