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Fresh Basil Soup
Source: dLife

Fresh basil soup made with onion, parsley and potatoes

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106.8
Total Carbs 19.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Total Fat 1.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 37.2 mg
Protein 3.6 g
Sodium 152.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Milk , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

4 cup  low sodium vegetable broth
8 oz  fresh basil leaves
8 oz  parsley sprigs
0 1/2 cup  fresh chopped onion
1 tsp  sugar
2 each  potatoes, fresh, medium
1 cup  fat free milk
0 1/4 cup  white all purpose flour
1 tbsp  margarine
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  white pepper
1 pinch  chopped parsley
Directions
  1. In a medium pot, combine broth, basil, parsley, onion, and sugar. Let boil. Place lid on pot and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain into a colander over a bowl. Pour broth back into pot.
  2. Place potatoes in pot and let boil. Lower heat, place lid on pot, and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk and flour and pour into broth. Let boil, 1 to 2 minutes or until thick, stir continually. Mix in margarine and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. When ready to serve garnish with parsley.

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