Leek-Gruyere Cream Soup
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
Leeks, the star of this rich soup, are a member of the onion family but have a more subtle flavor.
Prep Time: 20 mins
see savings6 cupschicken broth
see savings4 cupssliced leeks
see savings1 cupsliced fresh mushrooms
see savings1 teaspoonfines herbes, crushed
see savings1/2 teaspoonwhite pepper
see savings1/3 cupall-purpose flour
see savings1 1/2 cupsshredded process Gruyere cheese (6 ounces)
see savings2 tablespoonssnipped fresh parsley
see savings1 cupwhipping cream
see savingsThinly sliced leeks (optional)
Combine the remaining 1 cup of the chicken broth and the flour until smooth. Stir into hot broth mixture along with shredded cheese and parsley. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly and cheese melts. Stir in whipping cream; heat through.
If desired, garnish with additional sliced leeks. Makes 8 servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 193, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 47, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 11, pro. (g) 7, sodium (mg) 618, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet