Heart-Healthy Potato and Leek Soup

Former model and Dr. Oz patient Ada Uduma had her world turned upside down when she needed open heart surgery. After two procedures, Ada committed herself to healing her heart and eating healthy. Now she's cooking up heart-healthy recipes like this delicious soup.

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Makes 2 servings

2-3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
1 medium leek, white part only, washed and diced
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped
2 cups vegetable broth
1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp canola oil
salt and pepper (to taste)

In a saucepan add the canola oil. Under medium heat, sauté the potatoes for 3 minutes. Add the leek and stir together. Do not burn. Cook for 8 minutes. Add the onion, garlic and ginger, and stir for about 2 minutes. Deglaze with the vegetable broth. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Set aside to cool down.

Pour mixture into a blender and mix. Sieve mixture and transfer back into the saucepan. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

Adjust seasonings and serve immediately. Garnish with diced cilantro and drizzle with the olive oil. Enjoy!

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Chef Ada

Recipe By Chef Ada
Chef Ada Uduma is a former model and patient of Dr. Oz who focuses on making heart-healthy and delicious recipes.