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Mushroom and Leek Soup

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
6 medium leeks, (white and light green parts only)
1/2 lb (225 g) mushrooms, chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
A pinch of Cayenne pepper
1 cup (250 mL) chicken broth
3 cups (750 mL) Milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) dry sherry or lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Thin slices of lemon, (for garnish)
Fresh parsley, (optional)

Yields: 6 servings

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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 - 40 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

This is a month in which the frozen earth may seem to yield nothing, but leeks are a winter vegetable and mushrooms grow fresh the year round. Their distinctive flavours combine to add zest to this rich soup, an ideal dish for really cold days.

  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 - 40 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

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Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
6 medium leeks, (white and light green parts only)
1/2 lb (225 g) mushrooms, chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
A pinch of Cayenne pepper
1 cup (250 mL) chicken broth
3 cups (750 mL) Milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) dry sherry or 
lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Thin slices of lemon, (for garnish)
Fresh parsley, (optional)

Preparation

Wash leeks very well; slice and use white and light green parts only. Sauté leeks in 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter until tender but not brown. Remove and set aside.

In remaining butter, sauté mushrooms until soft, about 10 min. Blend in flour, salt and Cayenne pepper. Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk. Cook, stirring, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Add leeks, sherry, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 15-20 min.

Serve with thin slices of lemon and a sprinkling of parsley, of desired.

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Did you know?

Our Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese recipe from 1995 is one of our most popular recipes of all-time. Find it here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 1981 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Did you know?

Our Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese recipe from 1995 is one of our most popular recipes of all-time. Find it here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 1981 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 240 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 16 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 1.1 g
Sodium: 489 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 16 % / 179 mg
Vitamin D: 36 %
Vitamin B12: 33 %
Riboflavin: 28 %
Vitamin A: 22 %

*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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