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Savory Leek Soup Recipe
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Savory Leek Soup Recipe

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There's no mistaking that savory is the main herb seasoning this rich and creamy soup.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium leeks (white portion only), chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced chives
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes (prepared with milk and butter)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh savory or 2 teaspoons dried savory
  • 3 cups half-and-half cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 250 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 632 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute leeks and chives in butter until tender. Add the broth, potatoes and savory; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes. Cool slightly.
  2. Process in batches in a blender until smooth; return to pan. Stir in the cream, salt and pepper; heat through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Savory Leek Soup in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p151

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 250 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 632 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2010

"To make it healthy I cut the butter down to just enough to saute the leeks and use fat free half & half."

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