Velvety Yam Soup
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size¼ recipeCalories230Calories from Fat5Total Fat0 gSaturated Fat0 gCholesterol0 mgSodium170 mgTotal Carbohydrate49 gDietary Fiber7 gSugars13 gProteins9 gVitamin A15% DVVitamin C15% DVCalcium30% DVIron8% DV
Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times
Servings4Preparation Time25 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.0

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresYams or sweet potatoes2 medium (about 8 ounces)Medium leeks2Fat-free chicken stock2 tablespoonsDried dill½ teaspoonEvaporated skim milk1½ cups
  • Directions
  • Peel the yams or sweet potatoes, and slice into ¾ inch chunks. Place in a 1½ quart casserole dish.
  • Trim the leeks, slit lengthwise, and wash well to remove all grit. Coarsely chop and add to the dish.
  • Stir in the stock and dill.
  • Cover the dish with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes, or until the yams or sweet potatoes are just tender.
  • Let stand for 4 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture to a blender.
  • Pour the milk into a 2 cup glass container and microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until warm. Add to the blender and puree.
  • Serve warm.



  • Diabetic Exchange
    Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 0; Milk: 1; Fat: 0; Carbs: 2; Other: 0
    Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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