dLifeHeaderPortlet dLifeHeaderPortlet

Cock a Leekie Soup
Source: dLife

A traditional Scottish soup of leeks and chicken.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 90 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338.2
Total Carbs 13.4 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 2.9 g
Total Fat 14.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 162.2 mg
Protein 39.7 g
Sodium 448.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Starch
See the Detailed Nutritional Analysis
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.
Powered by ESHA


4 lb  boneless skinless chicken thighs
10 cup  cold water
1 each  medium onions
0.3333 cup  barley, pearl
10 1/2 oz  low sodium chicken broth
7 each  fresh leeks
2 each  medium celery stalk
0 1/2 tsp  ground thyme
1 tbsp  chopped parsley
1 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine the chicken, water, onion and barley.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Remove chicken, discard the bones and skin, chop meat into bite size pieces and return to the pot.
  4. Add the chicken broth, leeks, celery, thyme, parsley, salt and ground black pepper.
  5. Simmer for 30 more minutes, or until all vegetables are tender.

dLife Weekly Poll

Do you have all the doctors you need on your diabetes care team?

Sign in or Join dLife now to help keep track of your favorite recipes and foods.
  • Watch dLifeTV online now!

    Click here for more info