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Leek & Fennel Soup with Chicken

Leek & Fennel Soup with Chicken

 7 ingredients · 10 minutes · 1 serving

Directions

  1. Heat the water in a large pan over medium-high Add the leeks and cook for eight to 10 minutes or until the leeks have softened and wilted down. Add the garlic, thyme, and salt and cook for another minute.
  2. Add the fennel and the broth and stir to Bring the soup to a boil and then reduce and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until the fennel is very tender.
  3. Transfer the soup to a blender or food processor and blend until very Do this in batches if necessary and add more broth to thin the soup if needed. Season the soup with additional salt to taste.
  4. To serve, divide the soup between bowls and top with warmed shredded Enjoy!

Ingredients:

2 tbsps Water

3/4 Leeks (medium, trimmed and chopped)

1/2 Garlic (clove, minced)

3/4 tsp Thyme (fresh)

1/16 tsp Sea Salt

1/4 bulb Fennel (large, chopped)

3/4 cup Vegetable Broth

2 1/2 ozs Chicken Breast, Cooked (shredded)

Nutrition Amount per serving:

Calories 177 Cholesterol 74mg
Fat 3g Sodium 720mg
Carbs 16g Vitamin A 2122IU
Fiber 3g Vitamin C 17mg
Sugar 6g Calcium 85mg
Protein 24g Iron 2mg

Notes:

Leftovers

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to three days. Freeze the soup separate from the chicken for longer.

Serving Size

One serving is approximately 1 1/4 cups of soup.

Additional Toppings

Fresh thyme or fennel fronds.

Make it Vegan

Omit the chicken or top with sauteed mushrooms instead.

No Vegetable Broth

Use chicken broth or bone broth instead.

More Fat

Omit the water and saute the leeks in some oil instead.

 

Dr.Anita Moosavi. Toronto Weight Loss and Wellness Clinic

 

 

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