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Asparagus and Leek Soup


Atkins Asparagus and Leek Soup
5.4g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Style:Other
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1

4.9g

Protein

13.8g

Fat

2.2g

Fiber

167.7kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 1 leek Leeks
  • 3/4 lb Asparagus
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1 14.5 oz can Chicken Broth, Bouillon or Consomme
  • 1/3 cup Heavy Cream

DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add leeks and sauté for 3 minutes. Add asparagus and cook 1 minute more. Add garlic and sauté for 30 more seconds.
  2. Add broth to pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Lower heat, cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, until asparagus is tender.
  4. Mix in cream, salt and pepper. Blend soup in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  5. Return to pot to heat through before serving (if necessary). Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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