Everyday Meals

Vegan Potato Leek Soup


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  • Ingredients

  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 medium leeks (white portion only), chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk, optional
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Directions

  • In a nonstick Dutch oven, saute the celery, onions, leeks, green pepper and garlic in oil until tender. Add the potatoes, broth, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Puree soup to desired consistency using an immersion blender. Or, cool soup slightly and puree in batches in a blender. Return to pan. If desired, stir in coconut milk. Cook and stir until heated through. Sprinkle with green onions.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 cup: 150 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 408mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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