Soups

Cheesy Ham and Potato Leek Soup

No matter what type of day you're having, with a few simple ingredients, and some left over holiday ham, you can make a delicious and hearty soup for supper. Cheesy Ham and Potato Leek Soup is perfectly warming for the colder nights.

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2 cups thinly sliced, rinsed and drained leeks
4 cups diced and peeled, Yukon gold potatoes
1/2 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup diced celery
2 sprigs fresh thyme
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
2 whole bay leaves, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups water
4 cups fat free vegetable broth
2 cups chopped, lean, ham
1/2 cup fat free half and half
1 cup fat free cheddar cheese
Place the first nine ingredients leeks through pepper) in a Dutch over high heat. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil then simmer until just barely fork tender. Using a potato masher, carefully mash a...
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Nutritions

Calories
740

Sodium
1983mg
82% DV

Fat
52g
81% DV

Protein
29g
58% DV

Carbs
60g
20% DV

Fiber
9g
36% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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