Fennel and Leek Soup
Fennel and Leek Soup

Fennel and Leek Soup

Posted On: 24th September 2017
Recipe By: Jeanette Wheatley

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Would you believe fennel is part of the carrot family? With it's aromatic aniseed type flavour it goes great with fish but also works well in a soup. With the onion flavour of leek it is a delicious gluten free and vegan winter warmer filled with so many nutritional benefits, serve with a slab of bread for a hearty lunch.

This recipe is...

VeganVegan
Low CalorieLow Calorie
Low SugarLow Sugar
Low FatLow Fat
Slimming World FriendlySlimming World Friendly

Ingredients

300ml vegetable stock
1 large leek
1/2 onion
1/2 fennel bulb
1 clove garlic

Preparation Time: 10 Mins
Cooking Time: 30 Mins
This recipe makes 2 servings

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. Roughly chop the leek into chunks and place into a pan along with vegetable stock.

2. Quickly dice the onion and add to the leeks. Trim the fennel and slice, again, add these to the leek and the onion. Crush the garlic and add to the pan along with a little salt and pepper.

3. Put the pan on a low heat and cook until the leeks and onion are nice and soft, about 30 minutes.

4. Transfer the contents of the pan to a blender, blend until smooth. Serve topped with a sprinkle of fennel seeds if desired.

Nutritional info per serving

CaloriesCarbsFibreFatSugarProtein
306g2g0g4g1g
Calories30
Carbs6g
Fibre2g
Fat0g
Sugar4g
Protein1g

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