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Cock a Leekie Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Cock a Leekie Soup recipe? Learn how to make Cock a Leekie Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rockymtnlight

Makes 6 servings



Traditional Scotish soup which is amazing.

Recipe Ingredients for Cock a Leekie Soup

2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
5 cups water
1/2 onion, chopped
1/3 cup barley
4 cups chicken broth
2 leeks, sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 ounce fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Cock a Leekie Soup

  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine chicken, water, onikon and barley. Bring to boil. Reduce to low, simmer for 1 hour. Remove chicken, discard the bones and skin. Chop meat into bite size pieces and return to pot.

  2. Add the chicken broth, leeks, celery, thyme, parsley, salt and ground black pepper. Simmer for 30 more minutes, until all vegetables are tender.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 566.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.8g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
851mg
35%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
16.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
49.3g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 15% Iron 51%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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