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Creamy Leek Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Leek Soup recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Leek Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jacqueline_w

Makes 8 servings



From Epicurious http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Creamy-Leek-Soup-238442

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Leek Soup

1/2 c butter
1/4 c whole wheat flour
3 lbs leeks
1 large carrot
1 med onion
1/2 c parsley, chopped
1/4 c white wine
3 c chicken stock
3 c water

Recipe Directions for Creamy Leek Soup

  1. Detailed directions at the website.

  2. Basically you cook the veggies in half of the butter, then simmer in the stock, then thicken with a roux made from the flour, the other half of the butter, and some of the hot stock.

  3. Tasty topped with blue cheese!

Categories

Vegetables, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 402.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
238
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.4g
19%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
414mg
17%
Potassium
407mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 100% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 12% Iron 22%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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