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Cream Of Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 8 Ounce (1 Bunch)
  Butter 8 Ounce
  All purpose flour 4 Ounce
  Chicken stock 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Accent 2 Dash
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Heavy cream 1 Pint
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Clean leeks thoroughly of all sand, then cut into thin slices and set aside.
Melt butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour, and add the chicken stock gradually.
Stirring constantly, cook on low heat until smooth (about 2 minutes).
Add the leeks and spices, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until leeks are tender, stirring frequently.
Before serving, mix in heavy cream.
Garnish with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4041 Calories from Fat 3254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 370 g569.6%

Saturated Fat 229.2 g1145.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1161.5 mg387.2%

Sodium 1632.7 mg68%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.9%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 41 g82.9%

Vitamin A 381% Vitamin C 118.5%

Calcium 57.6% Iron 73.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cream Of Leek Soup Recipe