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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.2
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.8 mg
  • Sodium: 427.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Broccoli Spinach Soup with Apples & Leeks

Submitted by: DANAVB

Introduction

Smooth, lovely and nutritious soup. Smooth, lovely and nutritious soup.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
    4 small leeks, white and light green parts, well washed and chopped
    1 package broccoli slaw (ex: Trader Joe), chopped
    1 lb russet potatoes, peeled and diced
    1 large apple, peeled and chopped
    1 qt. vegetable broth
    2-3 cups spinach, well chopped
    1/2 c. half and half or cream
    Salt
    Ground Nutmeg

Directions

1. In a 5 qt. dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat until it foams. Add leeds; sprinkle with salt, and saute for several minutes. Add slaw, potatoes and apple, and continue cooking unti the vegetables soften slightly and some of their liquid is released.
2. Add broth, turn heat up, and bring to a boil.
3. Add spinach and combine well. Turn heat down, cover, and cook at a simmer until all vegetables are soft, 15-20 minutes.
4. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Add half and half or cream and stir to combine.
5. Taste for salt and add fresh-grated nutmeg to taste.

Makes six one-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DANAVB.






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