Broccoli-Leek Soup With Lemon-Chive Cream

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter in the olive oil.
  • Add the leeks & crushed red pepper flakes, if using, and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the broccoli, garlic and stock, season with salt and white pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Cover partially and simmer until the broccoli is tender, 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir the sour cream with the lemon zest, lemon juice, chives and Parmesan.
  • Season with salt and white pepper.
  • Transfer the soup to a blender and puree in batches until smooth.
  • Stir in half of the lemon-chive cream.
  • Ladle the soup into shallow bowls and serve the remaining lemon-chive cream on the side.
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