Cream of Leek Soup

Cream of Leek Soup
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 49.0
  • Total Fat: 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 217.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Very low in Fat. High in vitamins: A, B6, C, Iron & Magnesium. Flavourful!! Very low in Fat. High in vitamins: A, B6, C, Iron & Magnesium. Flavourful!!
Number of Servings: 12


    1 tbsp @ olive oil & soy margarine
    1tsp mixed mustard seed
    1 tbsp @ dried parsley, summer savory & fresh ground black pepper
    1 clove garlic
    2 full size Leeks
    1 medium sweet red bell pepper
    1 8oz sweet potatoe
    1 litre Low sodium chicken ( beef or veg stock )
    16 oz filtred water
    1/2 cup soy roux


Makes 12 - 8oz Servings:

Separate and completely wash your 2 leeks. Slice the leeks in 1/2 inch rounds. Core & deseed your Red sweet bell pepper & dice into small pieces. Peel & dice the 8 oz sweet potato into approx 1/2 sections.

Using a 4l pre-heated stock pot, add in olive oil & Margarine, allowing to heat thouroughly. Add in all 5 seasonings, stirring constantly...or the garlic will burn! Toss in 100% of the Leeks, 50% of the red pepper & coat completely with the heated oil & seasonings. Allow to sweat down for 10 min without cover, 5 more min covered. Add diced sweet potatoe, stock & 2 cups of water. Bring to boil...reduce heat and simmer for 20min.
Remove from heat and using either an immersion blender or blender puree the soup & pour back into the stock pot.
In a 1litre tall sided sauce pan melt 2tbsp soy margarine, add 1/2 cup flour & cook, stirring constantly. Gradually add in 2 cups light soy beverage...Keep Stirring!!! Watch your heat settings as beverage based rouxs burn easily! When your roux is completed ( consistancy of a nice yogurt ) add 1/2 cup to your& stir through. Ladle soup l into bowls & garnish with a sprinkling of the remaining diced red sweet peper. Serve with a nice dark rye bread, hard cheese & strong coffee. Enjoy!!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SMOKINGRILLCAFE.

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