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Potato Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Leeks 150 Gram, julienned (1 Large Bunch)
  Red potatoes 6 , cubed and peeled if desired (New Variety Potatoes)
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Milk/Light cream / heavy cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh chives 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Directions

1. Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium-low heat and add the leeks. Cook, covered, for about 15 minutes, or until they have softened.
2. Raise the heat to high, add the potatoes and stock, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, partially covered, about 25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
3. Transfer the solids to a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade and gradually add broth, pulsing until just pureed. Do not overbeat or the potatoes will become elastic. Add milk or cream, nutmeg, black pepper, and salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1643 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.7%

Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.7 mg41.6%

Sodium 2548.8 mg106.2%

Total Carbohydrates 248 g82.8%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%

Sugars 44.7 g

Protein 64 g127.5%

Vitamin A 73.8% Vitamin C 325.9%

Calcium 47.2% Iron 72.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Potato Leek Soup Recipe