Healthy Vichyssoise Soup Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Margarine1 Teaspoon
 Reduced calorie margarine1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
 Pared potato4 Ounce, diced
 Potato4 Ounce, pared
 Leeks1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
 Whites of leeks1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
For garnish
 Chives1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Salt1 Dash
 Pepper white1 Dash
 White pepper1 Dash
 Chicken broth1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Skim milk1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 63 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.26 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.2 mg

Sodium 291.1 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.94 g3.8%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 16.2%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 3.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) Take a 1-quart saucepan and heat margarine in it until bubbly.
2) Sauté potato, leeks, salt, and pepper in it over medium heat, until leeks are soft.
3) Pour in broth and allow the mixture to come to a boil, stirring occasionally.
4) Lower heat and then simmer the mixture, covered until potatoes are tender.
5) Let the potato mixture cool slightly and then process the mixture in a blender container or work bowl of food processor until smooth.
6) Place the mixture back to saucepan and then mix in milk.
7) Cook the soup over low heat until hot, ensuring not to boil.
8) Allow the soup to cool slightly and then keep covered in refrigerator until thoroughly chilled.

SERVING
9) Serve cold.
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