Leek Recipes

They’re stars in soups, savory pies, gratins, pastas, and dips—take a peek at all of our top-rated leek recipes.

Staff Picks

Classic Vichyssoise

Rating: 4.42 stars
Very simple recipe that tastes great. What could be better? Serve cold or warm.

Potato Leek Soup III

Rating: 4.67 stars
A creamy soup with a strong leek flavor. Goes wonderfully with sourdough bread. Tastes even better heated up the next day.

Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup

Rating: 4.65 stars
A simple yet tasty alternative to potato leek soup. Great for those watching their carbs or calories, or just looking for a different vegetarian soup.

Lemon Seafood Risotto

Rating: 4.13 stars
A delicious spring/summer dish with a great creamy texture and taste!

French Leek Pie

Rating: 4.53 stars
It's an original French recipe My Mum used to bake during the holidays. Great to eat with a salad during summer or even winter time. Absolutely Delicious!!! Can be prepared the day before and served as a starter or main dish. Can substitute Emmental for Gruyere cheese.

Stacey's Fabulous Purple Potato Gratin

Rating: 4.26 stars
This colorful, creamy potato casserole can be made more sophisticated by using peeled potatoes and herbed goat cheese.


Rating: 4.42 stars
This is a recipe from County Mayo. It is traditional Halloween fare but good anytime! Kale can be substituted for cabbage.

Dutch Leek Casserole

Rating: 4.19 stars
This is a dish my mum used to make at home, and has no added butter or oil. It's a complete meal for those cold winter nights, and best eaten straight from the oven. The chili gives extra zing to the dish.

Chef John's Pasta Primavera

Rating: 4.4 stars
Pasta primavera is quite a straightforward recipe; spaghetti or fettuccine tossed with an array of fresh spring vegetables. When done right, this is one of the year's great seasonal recipes. This looks, smells, and tastes like a cool, sunny spring day.

Cock a Leekie Soup

Rating: 4.53 stars
Traditional Scots soup of chicken and leeks. One pound of potatoes, peeled and cubed, could be substituted for the barley, if desired.

Roasted Leeks with Eggs (Paleo and Keto-Friendly)

Rating: 5 stars
A sheet pan of roasted leeks and green onions topped with avocado vinaigrette, toasted almonds, eggs, and red pepper flakes. Enjoy over baby spinach and arugula, if desired. Vegetarian, paleo, and keto-friendly.

Inspiration and Ideas

Potato, Leek, Carrot and Turmeric Soup

Rating: Unrated
"It is hearty. It is full of flavor. It is definitely a great soup not to pass up!" – Buckwheat Queen

Leek Dip

Rating: 4.43 stars

A mild, creamy dip that puts beloved leeks in the spotlight. Serve with buttery, round crackers. It's always a big hit at parties!