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Potato And Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 4
  Chopped green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Potatoes 4 Large
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Croutons 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt 14 cup butter in large saucepan and add leeks and onions.
Cook gently, stirring, 5 minutes.
Do not brown.
Add potatoes, water, 3 tsp salt and pepper.
Cover and cook over moderate heat about 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Rub mixture through a sieve or whirl in a blender.
Return to saucepan.
Bring back to a boil and stir in hot milk and 1 tbsp butter.
Taste and add more salt if necessary.
Serve immediately topped with croutons.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2266 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.8%

Saturated Fat 21.6 g107.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100.1 mg33.4%

Sodium 1191.3 mg49.6%

Total Carbohydrates 442 g147.4%

Dietary Fiber 51.4 g205.7%

Sugars 90.8 g

Protein 68 g136.6%

Vitamin A 471.7% Vitamin C 689.3%

Calcium 165.5% Iron 200.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Potato And Leek Soup Recipe