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Soup Swap Day

Posted on: January 23, 2007

According to the Kiddley blog today is annual Soup Swap Day! So, in honor of the holiday here’s one of my favorite soup recipes! It’s from CookingLight.com which I think has a lot of great recipes! If you have a favorite soup, swap with me! Put it on your blog and leave me a comment, or leave it in my comments (yes, I am copying them)! 🙂
Potato-Kale Soup with Gruyère

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Dark green, earthy kale contrasts with the mild yellow potatoes, but you can use fresh spinach in place of kale.

2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups finely chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
7 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
4 cups coarsely chopped peeled Yukon gold potato (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 bay leaf
6 cups chopped fresh kale (about 3/4 pound)
1 teaspoon dried basil
9 tablespoons (about 2 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook 8 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in broth, potato, salt, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until potato is tender.Stir in kale and basil. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until kale is tender. Discard bay leaf. Partially mash potatoes with a potato masher until thick and chunky. Top with cheese.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 2/3 cups soup and 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese)

writeNutrient();NUTRITION PER SERVING
CALORIES 239(29% from fat); FAT 7.8g (sat 4.4g,mono 2.2g,poly 0.6g); PROTEIN 11.7g; CHOLESTEROL 21mg; CALCIUM 215mg; SODIUM 733mg; FIBER 3.9g; IRON 2.2mg; CARBOHYDRATE 32g

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1 Response to "Soup Swap Day"

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