Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by heatheredrose

Makes 8 servings



A rich potato soup with NO milk or cream. Garnish with fresh parsley

Recipe Ingredients for Potato Leek Soup

5 pounds white potatoes, peeled and quartered
6 cups chicken broth
2 leeks, bulb only, finely sliced
1/2 cup country crock light
1/4 cup white wine
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 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, Vegetables, Soup, American, Puree, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 507.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.4g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
679mg
28%
Potassium
1357mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates
48.6g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7.2g
29%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 97%
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
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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