Fennel and Leek Soup

Fennel and Leek Soup - Coeliac Sanctuary

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Posted On: 24th September 2017
Recipe By: Jeanette Wheatley at http://www.coeliacsanctuary.co.uk

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...

Vegan

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 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.

This recipe makes 2 servings
Nutritional info per serving

Calories Carbs Fibre Fat Sugar Protein
30 6g 2g 0g 4g 1g

Calories 30
Carbs 6g
Fibre 2g
Fat 0g
Sugar 4g
Protein 1g

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