Broccoli and Leek Soup With Croutons (Low Fat)

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preaheat oven to 200degC. Place the bread cubes on a baking tray and spray lightly with olive oil spray. Bake, turning once, for 10 mins or until golden.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large saucepan over medium heat and spray with olive oil spray.
  • Add the leek. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until soft. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, until aromatic.
  • Add the potato and stock. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli and simmer for 5 mins or until the broccoli is tender.
  • Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Place the mixture into a blender along with the parsley and basil and blend until smooth.
  • Transfer the soup to a clean saucepan and stir over med-low heat until heated through.
  • Ladle soup among serving bowls and top with sour cream and croutons, season with salt and pepper and serve.
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