Buttermilk Vichyssoise with Watercress
Buttermilk Vichyssoise with Watercress
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  • Summary

    This chilled soup is traditionally garnished with fresh chives. The peppery snap of watercress and the tang of buttermilk gives it bite.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 4 leeks, white and light-green parts only, halved lengthwise then thinly sliced into half-moons, washed well and drained
    • 3 large white potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 4 1/2 cups homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock
    • 3 cups cleaned watercress leaves, loosely packed
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground white pepper
    • 2 cups buttermilk (or 1 cup buttermilk and 1 cup half-and-half)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 91 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.96%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 19 mg 6.18%
    • Sodium: 261 mg 10.87%
    • Calcium: 96 mg 9.64%
    • Potassium: 125 mg 3.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.23%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 4.32%
    • Vitamin C 1.36%
    • Vitamin D 0.2%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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