Warming Winter Soup
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Leek||1 Large, finley sliced|
|Carrots||2 Large, peeled and thinly sliced|
|Cubed potato||1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled|
|Cauliflower||1 Small, divided into florets|
|Celery sticks||2 , finely chopped|
|Onion||1 , finely chopped|
|Fatty bacon slice||2 , rind removed and chopped|
|Mixed herbs||1 Teaspoon|
|Beef bouillon/Chicken bouillon||4 1⁄4 Cup (68 tbs) (Well Flavored)|
|Ground black pepper||To Taste|
1 Put the butter into a 2.25-2.75 litre/4-5 pint (10-12 cup) mixing bowl and microwave on full power for 1 1/2 minutes to melt.
2 Stir in the leek, carrots, potato, cauliflower florets, celery, onion and bacon. Mix well.
3 Cover with plastic wrap and pierce. Microwave on full power for 4 minutes.
4 Stir in the herbs, stock (bouillon) and pepper to taste.
5 Cover with plastic wrap and pierce. Microwave on full power for 17 minutes, stirring once, half way through cooking.
6 Allow to stand, covered, for 6 minutes before serving with grated cheese and French bread.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1061 Calories from Fat 452
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g79.2%
Saturated Fat 31 g154.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 124.4 mg41.5%
Sodium 3789 mg157.9%
Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.6%
Dietary Fiber 30.9 g123.5%
Sugars 36.8 g
Protein 36 g71.1%
Vitamin A 579.7% Vitamin C 595.7%
Calcium 45.3% Iron 61.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet