Emeril Lagasse's Potato, Onion & Roquefort Soup Recipe

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Emeril Lagasse's Potato, Onion & Roquefort Soup
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  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook, stirring, until just beginning to caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the potatoes, salt, pepper, cayenne, and bay leaf, and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until the potatoes are tender, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Remove and discard the bay leaf.
  8. Remove from the heat and puree until smooth.
  9. Add the light and heavy creams, and stir well to blend.
  10. Gently reheat and barely simmer; careful not to boil.
  11. Add 3/4 cup of the cheese, the thyme, and Port, and whisk until the cheese is just melted.
  12. Adjust the seasonings, to taste.
  13. Top each serving with some of the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese and the crumbled bacon.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 641.58 Kcal (2686 kJ)
Calories from fat 350.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.93g 60%
Cholesterol 112.21mg 37%
Sodium 2427.64mg 101%
Potassium 1213.81mg 26%
Total Carbs 43.74g 15%
Sugars 7.09g 28%
Dietary Fiber 2.33g 9%
Protein 32.79g 66%
Vitamin C 31.7mg 53%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 139.6mg 776%
Calcium 243.1mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 140.42 Kcal (588 kJ)
Calories from fat 76.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.52g 60%
Cholesterol 24.56mg 37%
Sodium 531.32mg 101%
Potassium 265.66mg 26%
Total Carbs 9.57g 15%
Sugars 1.55g 28%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 9%
Protein 7.18g 66%
Vitamin C 6.9mg 53%
Iron 30.6mg 776%
Calcium 53.2mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.6
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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