Make this potato soup for an easy lunch or starter, then check out our leek and potato soup, parsnip soup, cauliflower soup, celery soup, spinach soup and more soup recipes.


  • butter
  • spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 750g floury potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 ½ litres vegetable stock
  • 100ml double cream


  • STEP 1

    Melt a knob of butter in a large pan and add the spring onions (keeping a small handful of the green slices aside for garnishing).

  • STEP 2

    Cook gently until very soft, add the potatoes, season well, then add the stock and bring to a simmer.

  • STEP 3

    Cook until the potato is really soft then whizz everything with a stick blender until smooth, or tip into a food processor and blend until smooth.

  • STEP 4

    Add the cream and taste for seasoning. Serve in bowls topped with slices of green spring onion.


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