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Leek & Potato Soup

The low-fat leek & potato soup is quick to make and is a lovely lunch during the winter months. Serve with a wholemeal or seeded roll.

  • Author: Mairi Huntly
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Diet: Low Calorie
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Ingredients

  • 4 large leeks, trimmed, chopped, and washed well.
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 850ml chicken stock
  • 275ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 30g olive bread
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat a large non-stick saucepan over a low heat and gently melt the olive spread.
  2. Add the leeks, potatoes, and onions, season, and stir well. Cover with a lid and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the stock and milk, and cook for a further 20 minutes without the lid.
  4. Use a hand blender to blend to a smooth consistency.

Notes

This soup freezes well.

Food portions:

CHO 1, F&V 1, D 0.3, F 0.5

Nutrition

  • Calories: 210kcals
  • Sugar: 9.7g
  • Fat: 5.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Protein: 7.4g

Keywords: Low Fat soup

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