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Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Broccoli Leek Soup recipe? Learn how to make Broccoli Leek Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by stargu

Makes 2 servings



Good, hearty soup. Excellent with a slice of bread and glass of white wine.

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli Leek Soup

2 cups broccoli
4 leeks
4 tbsp butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup Gruyere cheese

Recipe Directions for Broccoli Leek Soup

  1. Steam broccoli until tender

  2. Chop and cook leeks in butter until soft (about 15 minutes)

  3. Add chicken broth to leeks and simmer until 1/2 of the liquid is absorbed

  4. Add broccoli and leek mixture to a pot. Add cream. Puree with a hand mixer

  5. Add cheese and cook slowly until cheese has melted (just a few minutes).

  6. Eat and enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 438.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
678
Calories from Fat
475
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
52.8g
81%
Saturated Fat
31.9g
160%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
162mg
54%
Sodium
612mg
25%
Potassium
723mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
32.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
23.3g
Vitamin A 104% Vitamin C 167%
Calcium 72% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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