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Carrot Leek Soup

 Carrot Leek Soup
The vegetables in this pretty golden soup are pureed, so you can disguise them from picky eaters! Filled with vitamins, this is a filling meal in itself.
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium leek, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons reduced-fat margarine
  • 6 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute leek in margarine until tender. Add
  • carrots, potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer until vegetables are tender. Cool to room temperature.
  • Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon to a blender or food
  • processor. Add enough cooking liquid to cover; blend until smooth.
  • Return to pan. Stir in milk and pepper; heat through. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 1-cup serving equals 89 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.