By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

With their mild, sweet, onion flavor, leeks make a wonderful addition to this cold soup. Because they're grown in sandy soil, leeks tend to trap grit between their multilayered leaves and must be washed thoroughly before cooking.

Nutritional analysis per serving

  • Total fat 4 g
  • Calories 264
  • Protein 13 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 2 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Sodium 164 mg
  • Added sugars 0 g
Jan. 27, 2016