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Leek and Carrots Soups with Croutons

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Category: Irish, Soups, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 5 tb Butter or margarine; divided
  • 4 Leeks; trimmed green parts
  • -thinly sliced (1 lb.)
  • 4 Carrots; thinly sliced
  • 2 Ribs celery; sliced
  • 1 sm Red or green pepper; diced
  • 1 ts Lemon zest; grated
  • 1/2 ts Dried thyme
  • 1/2 ts Pepper; dived
  • 3 cn Chicken broth; (13 3/4 oz)
  • 6 sl Bread; about 6 oz.
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Fresh parsley; chopped; opt


In pot melt 2 tbsp. butter over medium-low heat. Add leeks, carrots,
celery, diced pepper, zest, thyme and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Cover; cook,
stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Stir
in broth. Bring to a simmer; cook 10 minutes. Meanwhile, position over rack
about 6" from heat source; preheat broiler. Melt remaining butter. In large
bowl toss bread cubes, salt and remaining pepper with butter. Spread on
ungreased baking sheet. Broil, turning once, until crisp and golden, about
5 minutes. Sprinkle soup with parsley, if desired. Top with croutons just
before serving. Per serving: 184 cals; 6 g protein; 9 g fat; 20 mg chol; 20
g carbs; 663 mg sodium. Formatted by Mary Wilson (BWVB02B).

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