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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Leek and Sausage Soup

4 to 5 leeks
3 to 4 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced
1 quart chicken or vegetable broth
1 lb. pre-cooked chicken sausage (preferably spicy)
1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped

Cook potatoes in chicken broth. While potatoes are cooking, wash leeks well, and finely chop white and light green parts. Sauté leeks in a couple of tablespoons of chicken broth until soft, then add to broth and potatoes. Dice the sausage and sauté in pan and drain fat off. Add sausage to leeks and potatoes. When potatoes are soft, stir in parsley and add salt and pepper to taste. Serves 8.

Preparation Time: 10 to 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 to 45 minutes

Nutritional Information: (per serving)

Calories: 217Protein: 17 gFiber: 3 gCarbs: 27 gFat Total: 5 gSaturated Fat: 1 g

2 comments:

Terie said...

I've been looking for a good, easy recipe using leaks. I have many but some of the required ingredients just aren't available to me. This looks so delicious and heart warming. Yum. thanks for sharing.

Coach Laura said...

You are welcome. Hope you enjoy!!

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