Dithmarscher Leek Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.6
  • Total Fat: 10.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.1 mg
  • Sodium: 495.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 8.7 g

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A recipe for leek soup from the Dithmarschen region of Germany. A recipe for leek soup from the Dithmarschen region of Germany.
Number of Servings: 6


    50g Olive Oil
    500g (a generous pound) leeks, cut in rings
    1-2 onions, roughly chopped
    2 wedges Laughing Cow cheese (or any similar cheese)
    125g Ham, extra lean
    1/4 cup evaporated skim milk
    750ml (3 cups) chicken broth
    Water, as needed
    Salt, Pepper, Sugar to taste


Heat leeks and onion in oil, add the broth and bring to a boil. Add salt, pepper and sugar as needed. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Add the cheese wedges, ham and evaporated skim milk and let it all melt. Add water, salt, pepper and sugar as needed.

You can leave out the ham and use vegetable broth to make it a vegetarian dish or use ground beef or ground turkey instead of the ham. It's up to you.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STERNENFEE.

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