Soup, Stew and Chili: Warm Soup, Stew and Chili: Cream of Potato and Leek Soup

Modern version of a traditional favorite.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: May 20, 2010

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x approx. 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Ingredients:

    2 leeks
    4 1/4 tsp unsalted butter
    1 large potato, peeled and diced
    3 cup water
    1 cup light evaporated milk
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    1 tsp cracked black pepper, or to taste
    6 parsley sprigs, for garnish

Directions:

    Thinly slice leeks and wash thoroughly.

    Melt the butter and sauté the leeks until softened. Add the potato and water and bring to a boil.

    Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Purée until smooth.

    Return mixture to a clean saucepan. Thoroughly stir in milk, parsley and pepper. Reheat without boiling. Garnish with parsley sprig, if desired.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:120 cals
Kilojoules:503 kJ
Fat:3.6 g
Carbohydrates:18.4 g
Protein:4.2 g
Cholesterol:14.0 mg
Sodium:63 mg
Saturated Fat:1.8 g
Fiber:1.4 g
Calcium:140.0 mg
Total Sugars:6.1 g

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