Potato-Leek-Broccoli Soup

For added color and flavor, garnish each individual serving with chives before serving.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium leeks, finely chopped (white parts only)
  • 1 lb. red potatoes, diced
  • 1½ lbs. broccoli florets and stalks, cut into 1" pieces, plus 4 large florets
  • 5 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the leeks and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, until softened. Add the potatoes and broccoli, and sauté for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Cover partially and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, until the vegetables are tender when pierced with a knife.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. In a blender or food processor, purée the soup. Add salt and pepper. Reheat to serving temperature.
  • Ladle the soup into bowls and top with sliced broccoli florets.