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Blues and Greens Cream of Leek

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1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 lb (450 g) trimmed leeks, chopped
2 cups (500 mL) watercress
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable broth mix
4 cups (1 L) water
2/3 cup (160 mL) 18 % cream
4 oz (125 g) crumbled Canadian Blue cheese
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Canadian Blue cheese, to garnish
Chopped fresh parsley

Yields: 8 to 12 servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/cheese/canadian-cheese/recipes/blues-and-greens-cream-of-leek?source=calendar
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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 8 to 12 servings
  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 8 to 12 servings

Blue cheeses are available in a variety of categories from fresh to semi-soft.


Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 lb (450 g) trimmed leeks, chopped
2 cups (500 mL) watercress
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable broth mix
4 cups (1 L) water
2/3 cup (160 mL) 18 % cream
4 oz (125 g) crumbled Canadian Blue cheese
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Canadian Blue cheese, to garnish
Chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add leeks and watercress; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes or until leeks are softened. Add broth mix; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

With a hand blender, purée soup until smooth. Stir in cream and 4 oz (125 g) Canadian Blue cheese. Heat over medium-low heat until hot (do not boil) and cheese is melted. Season to taste with freshly ground pepper.

Serve sprinkled with more Canadian Blue cheese and fresh parsley.

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Blue cheeses are available in a variety of categories from fresh to semi-soft.

Blue cheeses are available in a variety of categories from fresh to semi-soft.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 145 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 1.2 g
Sodium: 381 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 14 % / 149 mg
Folate: 21 %
Vitamin C: 19 %
Vitamin A: 14 %
Vitamin B12: 12 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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