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Leek and Green Garlic Soup in two black bowls with spoons.
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5 from 6 votes

Cream of Leek and Green Garlic Soup

Creamy, rich, and delicately flavored with leeks and green garlic, thsi sprintime soup is a keeper! Serve it with a sandwich, a heel of crusty bread, or as a starter to a fabulous meal.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Soups & Stews
Cuisine: American
Keyword: braised potatoes, green garlic, green garlic soup, leek and green garlic soup, leek soup, leeks
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 257kcal



  • 3 leeks White and light green parts sliced, about 4 cups
  • 8 ounces green garlic cleaned and chopped
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 8 ounces potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice or to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan on the stove over medium heat.
  • Add the sliced leeks, shallots, and green garlic. Saute until softened but not brown; about 5 minutes.
  • Deglaze the pan with white wine and reduce until it has mostly evaporated. Turn off the heat and whisk in the flour.
  • Whisk in the chicken stock or broth, then add the cubed potatoes. Bring the pot to a low simmer, cover and cook until soft. About 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for several minutes.
  • Transfer the soup to a blender. Remove the center cap, cover loosely with a towel, and puree.
  • Transfer the soup back to the pan. Add the cream, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Heat the soup until nearly bubbling, then serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1644IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2mg