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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 255.4
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.3 mg
  • Sodium: 310.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Creamy Potato and Leek Soup

Submitted by: GENIETEST

Introduction

Here is an easy soup recipe that is great for a cool day. These are pretty large servings (2 cups) so you can cut the serving in half and get a great meal with very low calories. Here is an easy soup recipe that is great for a cool day. These are pretty large servings (2 cups) so you can cut the serving in half and get a great meal with very low calories.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 Tbsp Olivio Premium Spread (or margarine)
    2 large Leeks (white and light green part only, rinsed well)
    0.75 cup Fat free half and half
    2 large Potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
    5 cups Pacific Natural Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
    Salt and Pepper to taste
    3 Tbsp Fresh Chives for garnish

Directions

In a large saucepan melt the butter and saute the leeks until soft, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add the potatoes and stock and cook until the vegetables are cooked through and beginning to fall apart, about 15 to 20 minutes. If using an immersion blender, submerge in the soup and puree until smooth but with some small chunks remaining. *If using a blender, ladle the soup into the blender and blend until smooth but with some small chunks remaining. You may have to do this in 2 batches. Add the cream and blend to combine, then check for seasoning and add salt and pepper, to taste. Serve hot ladled into soup bowls and topped with some of the chopped chives.

There are about 4 - 2 cup servings.

*My husband enjoys cheese sprinkled on top as well. For such low calories "I say go for it!"

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GENIETEST.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I forgot to get the fat-free cream. i had fat-free evaporated milk on hand so i used that & the soup cam out great. - 11/3/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am rating this 4 stars even though I haven't tried this particular recipe. I love leek and potato soup and the recipes are all pretty similar. One thing I do differently is I eliminate the cream completely. My family has only had it this way so they don't know any better and still love it. - 10/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Let me start by saying that I normally don't eat soup. That has now changed. This soup is outstanding! Sweetheart, you out did yourself this time. I love being married to you. - 10/3/08

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  • My store didn't have fat-free cream, so this was extra good with half and half! - 2/26/13

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  • Easy and tasty, what more can you ask for? - 5/18/11

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  • I really liked this soup, easy to make and very hearty for a cool spring day. - 4/14/11

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  • Delicious!!! I made one little change though -- instead of fat free half and half, I used non-fat buttermilk. It adds great tang to the soup without fat or artificial ingredients. You have to add it at the very very very end though, or else it curdles. - 12/7/09

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  • very good! one of my favorite soups and this recipe is simple and does it well. - 11/5/09

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