Broccoli  Leek Soup Recipe

Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

  • Servings: Serves 4
  • Time:30 Minute

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large bunch broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 2 medium leeks, white and light green parts only
  • 1/4 cup snipped chives
  • Pinch freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • Firstly, Separate the broccoli stems from florets.
  • Peel Stems to remove its outer layer.
  • Slices Stem in thin pieces.
  • Cut Florets Into Small Pieces.
  • Reserve stems and florets both separately.
  • Take a medium saucepan and heat oil and butter over medium heat.
  • Put leeks and cook them and continuously stir them until it gets soft and fragrant.
  • Add potato, broccoli stems, and garlic, and cook for 2 – 3 minutes. Add water (3 cups), salt, and pepper.
  • Reduce the heat, and cover partially until broccoli and potato are tender.
  • Add all reserved florets until it brings to a boil and then simmers for 5 minutes
  • Add chives If you want.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories 135
  • Fat 6 g
  • Protein10 g
  • Carbohydrates 14 g
  • Fiber 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 8 mg
  • Iron 1.8 mg
  • Calcium 85 mg

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