Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by paocesp

Makes 4 servings



From: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Potato-Leek-Soup-I/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for Potato Leek Soup

3 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
3 cups chicken broth
1 leeks, bulb only
1/4 cup butter
1/3 cup white wine
1 tsp salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Recipe Directions for Potato Leek Soup

  1. Cook potatoes in chicken stock until soft. Set aside, do not drain.

  2. Put potatoes in the work bowl of a food processor in batches. Add 2.5 cups of chicken stock from the potato cooking pot. Puree until smooth.

  3. Half the leeks lengthwise, and soak in water to clean. Finely slice. Saute in butter until transparent. Add white wine, and cook for 3 minutes.

  4. In a soup pot, combine remaining cup of chicken stock from the potato cooking pot and sauteed leeks. Stir in pureed potatoes, and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and white pepper. Cook to desired consistency, adding more stock if necessary. Garnish with parsley.

Categories

Potatoes, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 514.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
352
Calories from Fat
116
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.9g
20%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
39%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
1258mg
52%
Potassium
1346mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
47.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7.1g
28%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 95%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* 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 potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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