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Tara Bench

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Credit: John Kernick

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Slice each leek in half lengthwise, and each half into ½-inch-thick half-moons. Place in a large bowl of cold water and swish. Drain and pat dry.

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  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Add the potatoes, wine, and broth and bring to a boil.

  • Reduce heat, cover partially, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

  • Remove from heat. Add 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, and the watercress. Stir until the watercress wilts.

  • Meanwhile, slice the biscuits in half. Place the ham on the bottoms and sandwich with the tops. Ladle the soup into bowls. Serve with the ham biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

423 calories; calories from fat 30g; sugars 3g; fat 14g; saturated fat 5g; cholesterol 28mg; sodium 1202mg; carbohydrates 54g; fiber 4g; sugars 3g; protein 17g.
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