When it comes to delicious, crowd-pleasing comfort food, nothing beats the classic combination of leeks and potatoes.
Whether you’re looking for a hearty side dish or a tasty main course, these delectable leek and potato recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers will do the trick.
From creamy soups and savory stews to roasted veggie medleys and more, these 23 mouth-watering recipes are sure to become new family favorites.
So grab your apron, preheat your oven, and get ready to treat your taste buds to some truly scrumptious dishes!
1. Syn Free Cheesy Leek and Potato Bake
Talk about comfort food!
This cheesy leek and potato bake is the perfect dinner on a chilly evening.
It doesn’t get much easier, either.
Slice your potatoes, layer in with your leeks and add some garlic goodness for flavor.
Top it off with yummy cheeses and chicken or vegetable stock to bring everything together.
Bake until golden brown and enjoy!
Of course, don’t forget a sprinkle of parsley before serving – it really does make all the difference!
2. Potato & Leeks Casserole
Potato and leeks is a classic combination that really shines in this casserole.
Tender potatoes are mixed with sautéed leeks, bacon, and Parmesan cheese, then topped with a crunchy Panko crumb topping.
It’s simple, hearty comfort food – perfect for Sunday suppers or any night of the week.
Serve it as is, or add some steamed vegetables to make a complete meal.
3. Rustic Potato Leek Soup
Nothing quite says comfort like a creamy and hearty potato leek soup.
Trust me, you won’t even miss the meat!
Filled with buttery potatoes and leeks, this rustic soup packs plenty of flavor without adding any extra work in the kitchen.
It’s perfectly simple and delicious served as is or garnished with freshly cracked pepper and green onion slices.
The choice is yours!
4. Potato Hash with Bacon, Leek, and Mushroom
Are you looking for a flavorful twist on a classic potato hash?
This bacon, leek, and mushroom version is just the thing!
It starts with smokey bacon and buttery mushrooms, then sweet leeks are added in.
The potatoes don’t disappoint either — they’re golden brown on the outside and soft on the inside.
A few spices like paprika, thyme, and cayenne add depth of flavor.
This easy one-pan meal can be served any night of the week — as breakfast or dinner.
And if you want to make it even more special (and delicious) top it with a fried egg!
5. Chicken and leek pie with crispy potato topping
Tender chicken and leeks with crispy potatoes?
This comforting pie takes some effort to make, but the result is a delicious family dinner.
The creamy white wine sauce with fresh parsley works perfectly against the crunchy potato topping.
Top tip: If you’re short on time, replace the potatoes with store-bought puff pastry for an added bit of indulgence – oh yes!
6. Leek and Potato Gratin
This cheesy Leek and Potato Gratin is a savory side dish that goes with anything!
It’s a rich and comforting blend of flavors, thanks to the creamy potato slices, caramelized leeks, sharp cheddar cheese, and thyme.
The paprika brings an amazing depth of flavor that will have everyone coming back for seconds.
Top it off with crunchy chives and parmesan cheese before placing it in the oven – then sit back (or take your fork!) and enjoy this warm family favorite!
7. Leek and Potato Dumpling Stew (Vegan)
A warm, comforting vegan stew that comes together in no time?
Your week just got a whole lot easier!
This leek and potato dumpling stew is incredibly flavorful and filling.
Plus, it’s made with simple ingredients like potatoes, leeks, flour, and spices – so there’s very little prep work involved.
A hearty winter meal that takes almost no effort!
Serve this delightful dish with crusty bread for a cozy dinner on cold nights.
8. Garlic Chicken and Leek Potato Bake
Bring the flavors of garlic, chicken, and leeks to your dinner table with this mouthwatering potato bake.
It’s a perfect meal for busy weeknights!
The big flavor comes from the garlic-marinated chicken and an easy mix of sauteed leeks, frozen peas, and potatoes.
Topped off with a delicious cheese sauce and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese, this potato bake will have everyone coming back for seconds.
Throwing it all together is super simple – just layer everything in the baking dish and you’re ready to go!
Serve up this comforting dish next time you need something hearty and filling around the dinner table.
9. Potato Leek Gratin with Fennel
This Potato Leek Gratin with Fennel is one of my favorite comfort food recipes.
Perfect for a special occasion dinner or a relaxed weekend meal, it’s sure to keep everyone happy!
The gratin encompasses everything cozy and delicious — fennel, leeks, creamy potatoes, and cheese sauce made with Gruyere.
You can even top it off with flavorful Parmesan cheese before baking it in the oven.
Plus, the ingredient list isn’t that long either — so there’s not much prep required.
Who couldn’t love a good potato gratin?
10. Potato, Leek + White Bean Soup
This comforting, cozy potato, leek, and white bean soup is the perfect winter warmer!
It’s bursting with creamy potatoes and sweet leeks, as well as a hint of herbes de provence for an extra layer of flavor.
Plus it’s easy to personalize!
Add kale or spinach for more greens, and replace cannellini beans with chickpeas if you like them better – the possibilities are endless.
Serve it up warm with some crusty bread on the side – what could be better?
11. Chard and Potato Leek Frittata
This chard and potato leek frittata is all you need for a hearty, veggie-filled breakfast.
It’s loaded with earthy potatoes, leeks, and garlic sautéed in olive oil and grass-fed butter.
Plus tons of vitamin-packed leafy green Swiss chard to boot!
On top of that, you get loads of flavor from the paprika…all before it’s baked together into a fluffy, perfect round.
Serve this one up for friends or Sunday brunch – no one can resist!
12. Smoky Lentil Stew With Leeks and Potatoes
Smoky, complex, and hearty…what more could you want in a winter stew?
The lentils form the base of this smoky stew, while leeks add sweetness and potatoes bring it all together.
This vegan-friendly dish is incredibly nourishing.
Lentils are an excellent source of plant-based protein, while the vegetables provide essential vitamins and minerals.
Make sure to get a good smokiness going with your favorite smoked paprika before adding in your sherry vinegar at the end – it adds great depth to the flavors!
Serve hot with some pasta or bread for a comforting meal for any night of the week.
13. Cheesy Leek and Potato Pie
Cheesy, creamy, and oh-so comforting – this leek and potato pie is a classic family favorite.
Start by roasting the baby potatoes with garlic until golden; then layer slices of cooked potatoes and leeks in a flaky puff pastry case.
Finally, top with your favorite cheese before baking to create an indulgent scalloped effect.
Serve on its own or with petit pois for extra crunch – either way, it’ll be gone in no time!
14. Potato Leek Bacon Soup
If you’re looking for a cozy and comforting Winter soup, look no further!
Introducing: Potato Leek Bacon Soup.
This yummy soup is bursting with flavor from the bacon, leeks, potatoes, thyme, and chicken broth.
Plus it’s super easy to make — just throw everything into the pot and simmer until done!
Serve it with some fresh parsley for garnish.
Now you can snuggle up fireside with your favorite blanket and enjoy this delicious wintery meal.
15. Garlic and Leek Mashed Potatoes
When life gives you leeks, make mashed potatoes!
These garlic and leek mashed potatoes are a simple way to add a bit of sophistication to your meal.
Rich creaminess from butter and sour cream is mixed with caramelized sliced leeks for an irresistible blend of flavors.
Serve these creamy babies as the ultimate side dish for any occasion!
16. Potato Leek Gratin with Cheddar and Pancetta
This decadent Potato Leek Gratin with Cheddar and Pancetta is definitely a crowd-pleaser.
This savory side dish combines salty pancetta, garlic, and fresh thyme for an added punch of flavor.
It’s then topped with cheese and cream before being placed in the oven to bake until golden brown.
The combination of potatoes, creamy sauce, pork fat, cheddar cheese, and Parmesan make this gratin irresistibly delicious!
Serve it alongside your main course — be it fish, steak, or roasted vegetables — for an elegant side dish guaranteed to delight even the pickiest eaters.
17. Oven Roasted Leeks and Potatoes
If you’re looking for something special to make with leeks and potatoes, you’ve got to try these oven-roasted leeks and potatoes!
It’s a simple and flavorful dish that only requires a few ingredients.
The combination of roasted potatoes, garlic, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and just the right pinch of salt is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
The best part?
This side dish can also double as an entrée when you add some leafy greens or your favorite herb – so great for nights when there isn’t much time (or leftovers!) in the kitchen.
18. Leek, Corn, and Potato Soup
This delicious leek, corn, and potato soup is sure to be an instant hit with your family.
It’s simple but packed full of flavor!
Tender potatoes, sweet corn, and mild leeks are cooked in fragrant turkey stock until they reach the perfect level of creaminess.
A sprinkle of chives adds a refreshing touch at the end, while crushed Aleppo pepper provides just the right amount of heat – perfect when served with plenty of crusty bread!
19. Vegan Cabbage, Leek, and Potato Tart
Looking for a delicious vegan dinner that’s sure to please?
Look no further than this cabbage, leek, and potato tart.
The combo of creamy potatoes, crunchy cabbage, and sweet leeks is the perfect marriage of texture and flavor.
And then there’s the flaky puff pastry — it takes this tart to the next level!
This dish also comes together easily and quickly — which means you can spend less time in front of a hot oven and more time with friends or family.
20. Leek and Potato Cakes
Leek and potato cakes are a delicious way to bring traditional British flavors into your kitchen.
These savory morsels combine leeks, potatoes, garlic, and herbs for a unique flavor blend you won’t soon forget!
Plus, the addition of cheese rounds out the dish with creamy deliciousness.
The key is making sure to cook down your leeks until they’re soft so they distribute evenly throughout each cake.
Serve them as snacks or dinner – however you choose to eat them, you’re sure to love these tasty treats!
21. Thick Sweet Potato Leek Soup
The ultimate comfort food!
This thick sweet potato leek soup is packed with flavor, nutrition, and ease.
It’s the perfect one-pot meal to make when you want something delicious yet simple.
- Simply sauté the garlic, leeks, and red pepper flakes in oil until softened, then add sweet potatoes, vegetable stock, and turmeric powder and season with salt and pepper.
- Let it all simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked through.
Serve this heartwarming soup topped with some chopped parsley leaves for a cozy winter meal that will leave your whole family asking for seconds!
22. Vegan Potato Leek & Kale Soup
Ah, the ubiquitous potato leek soup.
A classic dish filled with comforting goodness—and so much better when it’s vegan!
This iteration is amped up with kale and white beans for extra nutrition, plus lots of flavorful herbs like rosemary, garlic, and nutritional yeast flakes.
An ultra-creamy bowl of deliciousness that could warm even the coldest winter night.
It’s simple to make too! Just saute your veggies in olive or avocado oil before adding broth and simmering until the potatoes are soft.
Then blend everything together for an easy (and filling!) meal you’ll come back to again and again.
23. Sweet Potato, Leek, and Lime Fritters
Everyone loves a tasty fritter, and these sweet potato, leek, and lime fritters are sure to be a hit!
The combination of the sweet potato and leeks add great flavor, and the mild heat of pepper really rounds it out.
Freshly squeezed lime also adds just enough zest to make every bite burst with flavor.
Perfectly crispy on the outside but soft within, serve up these fritters as part of your weeknight meal or as an appetizer for special occasions.
Bonus points if you top them with a dollop of vegan chili mayo!
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23 Best Leek and Potato Recipe Collection
- Syn Free Cheesy Leek and Potato Bake
- Potato & Leeks Casserole
- Rustic Potato Leek Soup
- Potato Hash with Bacon, Leek, and Mushroom
- Chicken and leek pie with crispy potato topping
- Leek and Potato Gratin
- Leek and Potato Dumpling Stew (Vegan)
- Garlic Chicken and Leek Potato Bake
- Potato Leek Gratin with Fennel
- Potato, Leek + White Bean Soup
- Chard and Potato Leek Frittata
- Smoky Lentil Stew With Leeks and Potatoes
- Cheesy Leek and Potato Pie
- Potato Leek Bacon Soup
- Garlic and Leek Mashed Potatoes
- Potato Leek Gratin with Cheddar and Pancetta
- Oven Roasted Leeks and Potatoes
- Leek, Corn, and Potato Soup
- Vegan Cabbage, Leek and Potato Tart
- Leek and Potato Cakes
- Thick Sweet Potato Leek Soup
- Vegan Potato Leek & Kale Soup
- Sweet Potato, Leek and Lime Fritters
- Pick your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
- Prepare all of the ingredients required.
- Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less.
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