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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
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Potato and Leek Soup

Hearty winter soup that's very filling.



  1. Heat olive oil in a pot. Cook onions and leeks for 5 minutes, or until glassy.
  2. Add potatoes and stock. Bring to the boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until potato is soft.
  4. Blend. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with chives.
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no potatoes are allowed in phase one, but it sounds really good :)
29 Mar 07 by member: butterfly839
no potatoes allowed in Phase II
Just needs tweeking. Soak and rinse potatos well then bake or boil separate then add to the soup. With 6 leeks there is no need for the onion. A bell pepper and some garlic would be nice. Cooking spray instead of olive oil. And these extra spices; garlic powder, pinch of thyme, and a hand full of parsley. With these ajustments I can give it 5 stars. I don't know about phases.
I added 3 garlic cloves and trocomare seasoning before simmering. I also added a small amount of sour cream and cheddar cheese to garnish. I also used red potatoes since they have less starch and more flavor.
28 Feb 10 by member: superdeek
Potatoes are not allowed on the Slow Carb Diet
05 Aug 11 by member: Threeve


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Nutrition summary:

There are 188 calories in 1 serving of Potato and Leek Soup.
Calorie break-down: 15% fat, 76% carbs, 9% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 29
Calories 188
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.22g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.486g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.512g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.052g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 512mg 21%
Potassium 823mg  
Total Carbohydrate 36.39g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 5.2g 21%
  Sugars 4.53g  
Protein 4.36g  
Vitamin A 191% Vitamin C 687%
Calcium 57% Iron 118%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(188 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (76%)
Fat (15%)
Protein (9%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories