Irish Oatmeal Leek Soup Recipe

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Katherine Published: December 28, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Irish Oatmeal Leek Soup

This Irish Oatmeal and Leek soup is a heart-warming food in a bowl. Light with a creamy consistency – a flawless way to modify your standard leek soup!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 1tbspwhipped butter
  • cupswhite and pale green leeks,(3 large),halved lengthwise, sliced thin
  • ½cupIrish steel cut oats
  • 4cupsfat-free reduced sodium chicken broth,vegetarians use vegetable broth
  • cupsfat-free milk
  • Pepper,fresh cracked to taste
  • 2tbspfresh chives,for garnish


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over low heat; add the leeks.

  2. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes until the leeks are soft.

  3. Add the broth and milk; raise heat to high and bring to a boil.

  4. Add the oatmeal and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.

  5. Return to a boil, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low.

  6. Cover and simmer gently for 45 to 50 minutes (less if using Quaker oats) until oats are tender.


  • Calories: 135.45kcal
  • Fat: 3.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.74g
  • Fiber: 1.87g
  • Sugar: 6.50g
  • Protein: 8.48g
  • Cholesterol: 9.48mg
  • Sodium: 610.20mg
  • Calcium: 239.84mg
  • Potassium: 474.12mg
  • Iron: 1.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 182.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.76mg
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