Roasted Garlic and Leek Soup Recipe

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Roasted Garlic and Leek Soup
Roasted Garlic and Leek Soup
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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut off top 1/4 inch of each garlic head.
  3. Place garlic heads in small shallow baking dish.
  4. Drizzle oil over.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake until golden, about 1 hour.
  7. Cool slightly.
  8. Press individual garlic cloves between thumb and finger to release garlic, Should be like butter.
  9. Chop garlic.
  10. Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  11. Add leeks and onion and saute until onion is translucent, about 8 minutes add garlic.
  12. Reduce heat to low.
  13. Add flour and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  14. Stir in hot stock and Sherry.
  15. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  16. Cool slightly.
  17. Puree soup in batches in blender or processor.
  18. Return soup to saucepan.
  19. Add cream and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  20. Meanwhile.
  21. Heat olive oil then quickly saute garlic slices till crisp and tan.
  22. Add lemon juice to taste.
  23. Season with salt and white pepper.
  24. Ladle into bowls.
  25. Garnish with fried garlic slices and minced chives.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 931.63 Kcal (3901 kJ)
Calories from fat 285.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.78g 49%
Cholesterol 52.73mg 18%
Sodium 24808.24mg 1034%
Potassium 173.98mg 4%
Total Carbs 128.17g 43%
Sugars 3.14g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.77g 7%
Protein 2.61g 5%
Vitamin C 9.5mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 62.6mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 305.64 Kcal (1280 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.42g 49%
Cholesterol 17.3mg 18%
Sodium 8138.83mg 1034%
Potassium 57.08mg 4%
Total Carbs 42.05g 43%
Sugars 1.03g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.58g 7%
Protein 0.86g 5%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 16%
Iron 0.4mg 7%
Calcium 20.6mg 6%

* 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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Tastes

  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.9
    Points
  • 22
    PointsPlus

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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