Vichyssoise soup (leek and potato)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.6
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.0 mg
  • Sodium: 228.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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Submitted by: MYSTERYMOTH

Introduction

Simple leek and potato soup with a fantastically leeky flavour Simple leek and potato soup with a fantastically leeky flavour
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 large potato, peeled & sliced
    3 medium leeks, trimmed & sliced
    a little butter
    a little olive oil
    2 cups water
    1 cup milk
    salt, pepper & fresh parsley to taste

Directions

1. Melt butter with oil. Fry leeks & potatoes for 10 mins
2. Add water to pan with leeks & potatoes. SImmer for 10-20 mins until vegetables tender.
3. Puree in a blender or with hand blender, then stir in milk.
4. Season to taste. Ideally use white pepper as black adds unappealing black specks to the soup.

Recipe serves 6.

If you like, add a swirl of cream or natural yoghurt to the soup before serving. Lovely as a hot or cold soup.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MYSTERYMOTH.





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    I like the soup but found it a little weak. Next time, I'm going to add vegetable broth instead of the water and see how it goes. - 6/1/12

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