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Cold Potato-Leek Soup - (Vichyssoise)

Type: Low Fat
Courses: Soup
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Leeks - sliced
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozChopped onion
2 tablespoons 30mlMargarine
4   Potatoes
4 cups 948mlUnsalted chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlMace
2 cups 474mlEvaporated skim milk
6 tablespoons 90mlChives
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Add leeks and onion to food processor. Chop until fine. Brown leeks and onion in margarine. Peel potatoes and slice finely. Add potatoes, chicken broth and mace. Cook over moderate heat until tender. Cook and then blend in food processor until smooth. Refrigerate.

Before serving, mix in 2 cups evaporated milk. Top each serving (1 cup) with 1 tablespoon chives and season with pepper to taste.

This recipe yields six 1-cup servings.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories 295; Fat (grams) 6; Percent calories from fat 18; Percent polyunsaturated 6; Percent saturated 4; Percent monounsaturated 8; Cholesterol (milligrams) 5; Sodium (milligrams) 170; Protein (grams) 17; Carbohydrate (grams) 43; Fiber (grams) 3.

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