German-style leek and cheese soup

German-style leek and cheese soup

31 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
500 g
ground beef
2
leeks
1
onion (white)
750 ml
vegetable stock
400 g
melting cheese
1 tbsp
vegetable oil
200 g
crème fraîche
salt
pepper
lemon zest for serving
nutmeg for servinng
bread for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g ground beef
  • 2  leeks
  • 1  onion (white)
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • 400 g melting cheese
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 200 g crème fraîche
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lemon zest for serving
  • nutmeg for servinng
  • bread for serving

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

White, Chardonnay
Go for a dry, oaky chardonnay to accompany this hearty soup.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
954
Protein
66g
Fat
71g
Carb
14g

Step 1/4

Dice onion. Wash the leeks, then slice into rings.
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 white onion
  • cutting board
  • knife

Dice onion. Wash the leeks, then slice into rings.

Step 2/4

Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, then add the ground beef and fry until browned. Add the onion and  leeks after approx. 2 min. Cook for approx. 5 min. more. Deglaze with vegetable stock, then let simmer for approx. 10 min.
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500 ground beef
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, then add the ground beef and fry until browned. Add the onion and leeks after approx. 2 min. Cook for approx. 5 min. more. Deglaze with vegetable stock, then let simmer for approx. 10 min.

Step 3/4

Stir in the cheese and let melt. Stir in crème fraîche and boil again briefly.
  • 400 melting cheese
  • 200 crème fraîche

Stir in the cheese and let melt. Stir in crème fraîche and boil again briefly.

Step 4/4

Season the soup with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and some lemon zest to taste. Serve with a slice of fresh bread and enjoy!
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lemon zest for serving
  • nutmeg for serving
  • bread for serving

Season the soup with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and some lemon zest to taste. Serve with a slice of fresh bread and enjoy!