German Leek and Potato Soup

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Leeks and potatoes are simmered with a ham bone, then pureed before cream is added to this subtle soup.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup chopped leeks

  • 8 potatoes, peeled and sliced

  • 6 cups water

  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme

  • 1 ham bone

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook onions in butter until translucent. Stir in leeks, potatoes, water, thyme and the ham bone. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, 20 to 30 minutes.

  2. Remove ham bone and puree soup with a blender or food processor. Return to pot, stir in cream, salt and pepper, heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

382 Calories
23g Fat
42g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 382
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 104mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 16mg 80%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 698mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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