Instant Pot Potato And Leek Soup
A classic, creamy potato and leek soup adapted to a pressure cooker.
Appetizer, Dessert, Soup
Potato and Leek Soup, Pressure Cooker Soups, Soup, Wholesome Soup
peeled and cut into inch cubes
vegetable or chicken stock
full cream milk
salt & pepper to season
1 bay leaf
Select the "Saute" function on the Instant Pot.
Add the butter and olive oil to the pot, once hot add the leeks. Saute until softened, stirring frequently.
Add garlic and saute to release flavour, if using green chilli, add it in here.
Add potatoes, stock, salt, bay leaf and thyme. Stir to combine.
Place the lid on your Instant Pot and set to "sealing"
Select the "High Pressure" setting and set timer to Set the timer to 7 minutes . It usually takes 5-10 minutes for your Pressure Cooker to reach high pressure and then the countdown begins.
Natural Pressure Release for 15 minutes.
Remove and discard bay leaf and thyme sprigs.
Using your hand blender, blend the soup until smooth.
Add in milk, heavy cream and pepper, stirring to combine
Garnish with a drizzle of cream and chives or croutons
MAKE IT DAIRY-FREE & VEGAN
: Substitute butter with olive oil, omit the cream and milk.