Slow Cooker French Leek Soup

Slow Cooker French Leek Soup image Image by: Slow Cooker French Leek Soup image Author: Canadian Living

We've swapped beef broth for chicken broth and onions for tender leeks but kept all the flavour in this lighter version of classic French onion soup. When you get home, just toast the baguette, broil the cheese and enjoy!

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 leeks (white and light green parts only),halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 pkg sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 16 slices baguettes
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Method

In slow cooker, combine leeks, butter, thyme, soy sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; stir in broth and 3 cups water. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

Arrange baguette slices on baking sheet; broil, turning once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Stir Gruy?re cheese with parsley. Place ovenproof soup bowls on baking sheet; ladle soup into bowls. Top each bowl with 2 baguette slices; sprinkle cheese mixture over top. Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 2 minutes.

Nutritional facts per each of 10 servings: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 575 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 147.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Potassium 145 mg
  • Cholesterol 18 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 17 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 22.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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