Broccoli Leek Soup ~ 200th post

Looking for a way to get the broccoli in your husband (in my case) or the kids, well then you gotta make some broccoli leek soup. I was quite excited about using leeks in one of my dishes, and making this soup was just perfect. To complete this flavourful and nutrient packed soup, a piece of crusty bread is what you need

Broccoli is rich in cancer-fighting beta-carotene, vitamin C and folate; it also provides a good dose of calcium

Looking for a way to get the broccoli in your husband (in my case) or the kids, well then you gotta make some broccoli leek soup. I was quite excited about using leeks in one of my dishes, and making this soup was just perfect. To complete this flavourful and nutrient packed soup, a piece of crusty bread is what you need

Summary

    Ingredients

    1 large Broccoli –
    2, Leeks – white and light green parts only , thinly sliced
    1 1 inchs Potato – medium cut into pieces
    1 tbsp Garlic – minced
    1 tbsp Olive oil –
    3 cups Chicken or Vegetable stock –
    Salt
    Pepper
    Separate   the   broccoli   stems from florets

    Steps

    1. Add the leeks and garlic to the olive oil and cook until the leeks have softened and become fragrant
    2. Next add the potato, broccoli stems and continue cooking for another 3mins
    3. Pour 3 cups of water, the broth, salt and pepper and bring to a boil
    4. Cover and cook on medium low until the broccoli and potatoes have become tender
    5. This will take about 10mins
    6. Finally add the florets and bring to a boil
    7. Let the soup cool down and then puree until smooth

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