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Broccoli Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Leeks 2 , trimmed of dark green leaves, then cleaned and chopped
  Chicken broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Broccoli florets 6 Cup (96 tbs), chopped
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Leeks 1 , trimmed of dark green leaves, then cleaned and chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
  Sour cream 6 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot.
Add the leeks and saute for about 5 minutes, until they are lightly browned.
Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
Add the broccoli and bring back to a boil, then immediately reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until broccoli is soft.
Season with salt and pepper.
Transfer to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, then add half the leeks and cook until golden brown.
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Repeat these steps with the remaining leeks.
Finally, fry the garlic until golden brown.
Set aside with the leeks.
Ladle the soup into individual bowls and garnish each with a dollop of sour cream.
Top with the fried leeks and garlic.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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