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Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4 , coarsely chopped
  Leeks 6 , thinly sliced
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon cubes 3 (Flavored)
  Potatoes 2 , peeled and cubed
  Dried whole basil 1 Teaspoon
  Half and half/Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes.
Add leeks; saute 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to low; add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add water; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add bouillon cubes, potatoes, and basil; cover and simmer 45 minutes.
Stir in half and half, and cook until thoroughly heated.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1825 Calories from Fat 322

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.8%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.4 mg32.1%

Sodium 3380 mg140.8%

Total Carbohydrates 352 g117.2%

Dietary Fiber 41.9 g167.6%

Sugars 69.2 g

Protein 46 g92.4%

Vitamin A 586.9% Vitamin C 476.1%

Calcium 140.4% Iron 234%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Leek Soup Recipe