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Leek Soup Recipe
|White of leek||6 , cut into thin rounds|
|White onion||1 , sliced|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Potatoes||6 , peeled and sliced|
|Chicken bouillon||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||1 , beaten|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Dash|
|Light cream||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Crumbled bacon||1 Tablespoon (Crisp)|
Calories 953 Calories from Fat 489
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55 g85.3%
Saturated Fat 32.4 g162%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 225.8 mg
Sodium 807.7 mg33.7%
Total Carbohydrates 99 g32.8%
Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%
Sugars 16.1 g
Protein 23 g46%
Vitamin A 94.1% Vitamin C 146.5%
Calcium 24.8% Iron 38.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Heat butter and fry leeks and onion in it until translucent but not brown.
2) Stir in potatoes, bouillon and parsley and cook until vegetables are tender.
3) Strain the vegetables and add the puree back to broth.
4) Add a small quantity of broth to the beaten egg yolk, stirring constantly.
5) Add this mixture to the remaining broth and season with salt and pepper.
6) Mix in cream and heat again careful not to boil.
7) Arrange in a tureen with crisp bacon after garnishing.
8) Serve hot with salad and rolls.