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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

This low-fat creamy sweet potato and leek soup gets its creamy texture from pureed sweet potatoes and evaporated skim milk and is flavored with Dijon mustard, white pepper, and a dash of nutmeg.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 1996

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (1/4-inch) cubed peeled sweet potato
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leek (about 1 medium)
  • 1 1/4 cups fat-free chicken broth, divided
  • 2/3 cup evaporated skim milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of white pepper
  • Dash of ground nutmeg
  • Chopped leek (optional)

Preparation

Combine sweet potato, sliced leek, and 1/4 cup broth in a 1 1/2-quart casserole; stir well. Cover, and microwave at HIGH 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. Place sweet potato mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Add remaining ingredients except chopped leek; process 30 seconds or until blended. Garnish with chopped leek, if desired. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 136
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.2g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 416mg
  • Calcium: 162mg
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