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Broccoli, Pea & Leek Soup


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
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Ingredients

  • 30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 250g (9 oz) trimmed leeks, sliced
  • 250g (9 oz) peeled potatoes, diced
  • 1L (4 cups) vegetable stock
  • 250g (9 oz) broccoli florets
  • 250g (9 oz) peas, frozen or fresh
  • salt and ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan; add the onion and leeks and sauté for three minutes.
  2. Add the potatoes and stock. Cover, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli and peas, cover, return to the boil and simmer for a further 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Set aside to cool slightly, then purée in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and return to the saucepan and reheat gently until piping hot. Ladle into soup bowls and enjoy.

Notes

  • In the spirit of this healthy recipe, slices of wholegrain bread complements this dish nicely.
  • If you prefer soup to be of a thinner consistency, add a bit more stock in Step 2.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 119
  • Sugar: 4.5 g
  • Sodium: 471 mg
  • Fat: 4.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.2 g
  • Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g