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Low-Fat Potato Leek Soup

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Category: Vegetables, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lg Idaho potatoes -- peeled
  • Cut in small chunks
  • 2 Leeks -- chopped
  • 1 Carrot -- chopped
  • To
  • 1 qt Water
  • 1/4 c Margarine
  • 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • pn Paprika
  • Taste


Slowly boil potatoes, leeks, carrot, and pepper to taste in 1 qt. water for
45 minutes. Melt margarine in skillet over low heat. Add flour and stir
until browned but not burned, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and
gradually whisk in 1 cup soup liquid. Return flour mixture to soup and
season with paprika. Bring to a boil and serve hot. Source: Eat Smart for a
Healthy Heart by Dr. Denton Cooley Nutritional Info: 24 gm carbo, 3 g
protein, 8 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, cholesterol 0 mg, sod. 12 mg.,
potassium 535 mg., 1 g fiber

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