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: 4.5 stars 66
Very simple recipe that tastes great. What could be better? Serve cold or warm.
By 2doulas

Potato Leek Soup III

Rating: 4.5 stars 1081
A creamy soup with a strong leek flavor. Goes wonderfully with sourdough bread. Tastes even better heated up the next day.
By Allrecipes Member

Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 485
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 stars 48
This seafood risotto has a gorgeous creamy texture and taste. A delicious spring or summer dish!

What Are Leeks and How Do You Cook With Them?

Peel back its layers and learn about this cousin to the onion.
By Melanie Fincher

French Leek Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 193
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.
By plume d'argent

Stacey's Fabulous Purple Potato Gratin

Rating: 4.5 stars 42
This colorful, creamy potato casserole can be made more sophisticated by using peeled potatoes and herbed goat cheese.


Rating: 4.5 stars 282
This is a recipe from County Mayo. It is traditional Halloween fare but good anytime! Kale can be substituted for cabbage.
By Allrecipes Member

Dutch Leek Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 48
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.

Sauteed Carrots and Leeks

Rating: 5 stars 177
A side to use when you have lots of carrots and leeks to use up from the garden. Wife likes it and so do the kids.

Cock a Leekie Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 79
Traditional Scots soup of chicken and leeks. One pound of potatoes, peeled and cubed, could be substituted for the barley, if desired.

Inspiration and Ideas

Potato, Leek, Carrot and Turmeric Soup
Rating: Unrated 20
"It is hearty. It is full of flavor. It is definitely a great soup not to pass up!" – Buckwheat Queen
Chef John's Pasta Primavera
Rating: 4.5 stars 198

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.