Soup Smokey Leek & Potato Recipe

By the wlr team

This recipe makes a great use for leftover mash potato. A low carb soup that’s really easy to put together, serve warm for lunch with some low fat cheese grated over the top.

  • Recipe makes: 6 servings
  • Prep time:
    20 mins
  • Cook time: 30 mins
  • Calories: 190
    per serving


  • 300g leeks
  • 1 medium onion
  • 168g lean back bacon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 700ml chicken stock
  • 300g mashed potato made with butter or margarine
  • 300ml skimmed milk

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  1. This is a quick and ingenious way of turning that unappealing left over mashed potato from last night's supper into a tasty, nutritious lunch.
  2. Saute the leeks, onion and bacon in olive oil until soft in a large pan.
  3. Add the chicken stock and mash potato and heat until boiling then reduce heat.
  4. Add milk and simmer for 5-10 minutes until fully heated through.

Serve in warm bowls.

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)190
Carbohydrate (g)15.2
Fat (g)7.1
Protein (g)17.4
Fibre (g)2.4
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.8

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