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Iced Leek and Orange Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 5
  Stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Shallots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Scallions 8 , chopped
  Oranges 2 , sectioned
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery 1 Tablespoon, minced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) 1) Wash the leeks and remove the tough roots and green leaves. Slit the leek lengthwise into two. Rinse out any dirt between the layers. Chop up the leeks roughly.

MAKING
2) In a 3-quart saucepan, add in stock, chopped leeks, orange juice, shallots, scallions, oranges, bay leaf and celery.
3) Let the mixture come to a boil before turning down the flame. Cook on simmer for about 30 minutes until the vegetables become soft.
4) Let the mixture cool down for about 5 minutes.
5) Fish out the bay leaf and transfer the mixture into a blender in small batches. Blend to get a smooth puree.
6) Transfer the soup into a large serving bowl and chill.

SERVING
7) Serve the Iced Leek and Orange Soup chilled, garnish with a sprig of parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 184 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.42 g2.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.6 mg0.5%

Sodium 279.3 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 7 g14.4%

Vitamin A 61.7% Vitamin C 129.5%

Calcium 14.3% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Iced Leek And Orange Soup Recipe