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    A bracing squirt of lime -- a culinary touch borrowed from Latin American and Southeast Asian soup makers -- brightens the whole bowl.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch half-moons, and rinsed well
    • Coarse salt
    • 2 bunches small golden beets (about 3 pounds with greens) peeled and cut lengthwise into 3/4-inch wedges (about 5 cups)
    • 1 bunch medium carrots (about 8 carrots; 12 ounces), peeled and cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, flesh cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 7 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken stock
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 8 chives, cut into 1-inch pieces, for serving

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 137 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 8.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.68%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1023 mg 42.62%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0.02%
    • Potassium: 2 mg 0.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.53%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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