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Swiss-French leek soup

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2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
3 large leeks, rinsed well and sliced
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 - 2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp (25 mL) balsamic vinegar
4 cups (1 L) beef broth, no salt added
1 sprig fresh thyme
8 slices baguette bread, toasted
5 oz (150 g) Canadian Swiss cheese, grated

Yields: 4 Servings

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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 4 Servings
  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 4 Servings

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Ingredients

2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
3 large leeks, rinsed well and sliced
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 - 2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp (25 mL) balsamic vinegar
4 cups (1 L) beef broth, no salt added
1 sprig fresh thyme
8 slices baguette bread, toasted
5 oz (150 g) Canadian Swiss cheese, grated

Preparation

In a large saucepan, melt butter on medium-high heat and cook leeks for 10 min, stirring frequently. Season generously with salt and pepper. Add garlic 2 min before end of cooking.

Deglaze with balsamic vinegar. Add broth and thyme. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 min on medium heat.

Preheat oven to broil.

Divide soup among gratin bowls. Top with two slices of bread and cheese.

Cook in the oven for about 5–7 min, or until cheese is golden. Enjoy!

 

Note: Accompanied by a green salad, this Swiss-French leek soup will satisfy the heartiest appetite!

Tips

Did you know? Whole or sliced, leeks can be stored in the refrigerator for about two weeks. Once blanched, leeks can be kept in the freezer for up to a year.

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Gouda, Cheddar (Mild, Medium or Aged).

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 376 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 33 g
Fat: 20 g
Fibre: 2.9 g
Sodium: 323 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 40 % / 437 mg
Vitamin B12: 70 %
Folate: 51 %
Selenium: 36 %
Phosphorus: 33 %

*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.

This recipe contains 3/4 milk product serving(s) per person.

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