Gluten and Dairy Free Leek & Sweet Potato Soup

leek soup


serves / makes 6
10 prep time
20 mins cooking time


  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 garlic coves, crushed
  • 1 small red chilli, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 large leeks, sliced
  • 950ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 400ml can of coconut milk
  • salt and pepper for seasoning


  1. Place the onion, garlic, chilli and olive oil in a large pan and saute for 5 minutes over a medium heat
  2. Add the leeks and cook for another couple of minutes
  3. Stir in the stock and sweet potatoes
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer for about 12 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender
  5. Lower the heat and stir in the coconut milk
  6. Season with salt and pepper
  7. Blend until smooth