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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.0
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.2 mg
  • Sodium: 490.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Potato Leek Soup

Submitted by: SAIHENJIN
Potato Leek Soup

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http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/potato_le
ek_soup/

this is the recipe for potato leek soup from simply recipes.
http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/potato_le
ek_soup/

this is the recipe for potato leek soup from simply recipes.

Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    * 3 large leeks, cut lengthwise, separate, clean. Use only the white and pale green parts, chop.
    * 2 Tbsp butter
    * 2 cups water
    * 2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth for vegetarian option)*
    * 2 lbs potatoes, peeled, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
    * Marjoram - dash
    * 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    * 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    * Tabasco sauce or other red chili sauce
    * Salt & Pepper

    Note: Is gluten free if you use gluten free broth/boullion.

Directions

1 Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper in a medium sized sauce pan. Cover pan, cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Check often. Do not brown leeks! Browning will give leeks a burnt taste.

2 Add water, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Scoop about half of the soup mixture into a blender, puree and return to pan. Add marjoram, parsley, and thyme. Add a few dashes of chili sauce to taste. Add some freshly ground pepper, 1-2 teaspoons salt or more to taste.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SAIHENJIN.






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  • The picture made it look so tasty that I decided to try it. I added half a sweet potato in it and cooked it all in a crockpot....without the hot sauces !!!
    ...tasty as charged! - 8/31/09

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