Smooth leek top soup


A simple and yet delicious way to recycle leek tops in a healthy zero waste soup! Enjoy.

Smooth leek top soup

Servings 4
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 2 leek tops
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 200 g butternut squash
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • vegetable broth
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Prepare the vegetable stock: heat 1.2 l of water and add 2 vegetable stock cubes or heat up some homemade vegetable stock.
  • Rinse the leek greens and carrots.
  • Peel the potatoes and a piece of butternut squash.
  • Cut the vegetables into large pieces.
  • Pour the vegetables into a pot and cover with vegetable stock.
  • Cook for 20 minutes over medium heat.
  • Check the cooking with a knife and if necessary cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Remove one or two ladles of water and mix. If you want a more liquid soup, you can add then more broth.
  • Add the spices and salt / pepper to taste. Leave for 5 minutes over low heat, stirring regularly.
  • Enjoy hot! For an even greedier note, add a drizzle of pumpkin seed oil or a spoonful of heavy cream.
Course: Soup
Keyword: 0 waste, leek

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