Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup

Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup. Hello friends, so how are you today? Happy Monday.

California Walnuts has created four new recipes, each costing less than £2 per serving to inspire you in the kitchen this autumn.

On Friday I shared Raspberry, Honey & California Walnut Baked Oats. Today I am sharing for lunch or a simple supper; a tasty leek, potato and California walnut soup.

Delight in the creamy and comforting goodness of this Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup.

This nourishing soup combines the delicate flavours of leeks and potatoes with the rich, nutty essence of California walnuts.

Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup.

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup Ingredients.
  • Secondly, Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup Method.
  • Thirdly, Other Recipe Ideas.

Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup:

Each spoonful is a velvety blend of textures, with the walnuts adding a delightful crunch to every bite.

Whether enjoyed as a satisfying lunch or a cosy dinner, this soup is a perfect balance of wholesome ingredients and robust flavours.

Warm your soul with this hearty bowl of soup that will leave you feeling nourished and satisfied.

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 5

You Will Need:

  • 1 tbsp oil, plus 1 tsp
  • 3 leeks, sliced
  • 500g potatoes, diced
  • 1-litre vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 125g California Walnuts
  • 15g Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC, gas mark 6. Line a small baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan and fry the leeks and potatoes for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add the stock and herbs and bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, place half the walnuts on the prepared tray and toss in 1 tsp oil, sprinkle over the Parmesan and bake for 5 minutes, allow to cool on the tray.
  4. Puree the soup with a stick blender so that the texture is still quite chunky. Chop the remaining walnuts and add to the soup, season to taste.
  5. Serve the soup with broken up pieces of the Parmesan walnuts on top.

Cooks tip: Try adding some pan-fried diced pancetta or chopped bacon.

Cost per serving 79p

Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup.

So what do you think about this Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup. recipe?

Do you also fancy trying some? Recipe and image courtesy of California Walnuts. 

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Leek, Potato & California Walnut Soup
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