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Spinach Soup With Broccolini

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Ingredients
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Leeks 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Tablespoon, mince
  Fresh herbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chop (Italian parsley, marjoram and basil)
  Lemon zest 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Broccolini 1 1⁄2 Pound (stem and florets seperated)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Vegetable stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Spinach 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sea salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and clean the spinach, cut the broccolini and separate the stems from the florets, set aside.

MAKING
2. In a large soup pot sauté onions in olive oil until they are translucent.
3. Add leeks and sprinkle sea salt and pepper, sauté for few minutes.
4. Add garlic and sauté for 10 minutes over medium low heat.
5. After 10 minutes add fresh herbs, broccolini stems and vegetable stock.
6. Simmer for 2-3 minutes and allow stems to become tender then add the florets.
7. Simmer for 5 minutes and once the broccolini is fork tender, add spinach and lemon zest.
8. Allow it to cook for few minutes and then turn off the heat and blend the soup into batches in a blender.
9. Blend until smooth in consistency, once done transfer in a bowl.
10. Transfer it back to the soup pot and add cream and stir, adjust the seasoning at this point.
11. Stir everything well until everything is well combined, add lemon juice and stir.

SERVING
12. Serve with crusty bread and parmesan cheese if you like.

Things You Will Need
Large soup pot
Blender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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