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    Fake Vichyssoise (Or Cream of Leek and Potato Soup - No Cream)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    20 mins

    25 mins

    Nelly's Note:

    I can't remember who gave me this years ago, but I have made it many, many times in its different guises

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 lb potato, peeled and chopped into 2 inch chunks
    • 1 lb leek, trimmed and all the white part and some of the green sliced into 2 inch slices
    • 1 medium onion, chunked
    • 2 ounces butter
    • 1/2 pint water
    • 3/4 pint vegetable stock (Cube will do) or 3/4 pint chicken stock (Cube will do)
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 bunch fresh chives or 1 bunch dried chives, would do, for garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put potatoes, leeks, onion, butter and the half-pint of water in a large microwaveable bowl.
    2. 2
      Cover and microwave on high for 20 minutes.
    3. 3
      Have the hot stock ready and add to the cooked vegetables.
    4. 4
      Cook for a further 5 minutes, then add salt and pepper to taste.
    5. 5
      Blend till smooth in blender.
    6. 6
      Enjoy.
    7. 7
      This recipe is a real work-horse; you can ring the changes using other vegetables, like celery, carrot, etc.
    8. 8
      Just use them instead of the leeks and you'll have'cream of celery','cream of carrot'whatever.
    9. 9
      You can make it part-chunky or smooth in the blender.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fake Vichyssoise (Or Cream of Leek and Potato Soup - No Cream)

    Serving Size: 1 (1128 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 509.8
     
    Calories from Fat 160
    31%
    Total Fat 17.8 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 8.5 g
    42%
    Cholesterol 30.4 mg
    10%
    Sodium 137.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 73.4 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 24.9 g
    99%
    Sugars 21.3 g
    85%
    Protein 30.5 g
    61%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    vegetable stock

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