Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is from the November 1997 Good Housekeeping Magazine. It's a delicious soup and a first course that I often serve for Thanksgiving. I usually don't use the cream, but if using, to keep the dish lower in fat, I've used fat free half and half.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in carrots, fennel, broth, salt, pepper and 3 cups of water. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes and simmer 20 minutes longer or until all the vegetables are very tender.
  4. Puree in blender, food processor or using an immersion blender.
  5. Return mixture to pan and add half and half, if desired.
  6. Garnish each serving with a dill sprig.