Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

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Broccoli Leek Soup
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  1. 1. Separate broccoli stems from florets. Using a vegetable peeler, peel stems to remove tough outer layer, then slice into 1/4 inch thick coins. Break or cut the florets into small pieces. Reserve stems and florets separately.
  2. 2. In a medium saucepan, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add leaks and cook, stirring often, until softened and fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  3. 3. Add broccoli stems, potato, and garlic, and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. 4. Add 3 cups of water, broth, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil.
  5. 5. Reduce heat; cover partially, and simmer until broccoli and potato are tender, about 12 minutes.
  6. 6. Add florets, bring to a boil and then simmer 5 minutes. Transfer soup in batches to a blender or food processor, and puree until smooth.
  7. 7. Return soup to saucepan; add half and half and chives, and reheat briefly.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 192 Kcal (804 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.03g 15%
Cholesterol 13.23mg 4%
Sodium 561.87mg 23%
Potassium 805.61mg 17%
Total Carbs 20.95g 7%
Sugars 5.25g 21%
Dietary Fiber 6.11g 24%
Protein 10.22g 20%
Vitamin C 158.8mg 265%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Calcium 134.8mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 45.53 Kcal (191 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.38g 15%
Cholesterol 3.14mg 4%
Sodium 133.25mg 23%
Potassium 191.05mg 17%
Total Carbs 4.97g 7%
Sugars 1.24g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.45g 24%
Protein 2.42g 20%
Vitamin C 37.7mg 265%
Iron 0.6mg 15%
Calcium 32mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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