New England Soup Factory's Spinach and Zucchini Bisque

Recipe by winkki
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Begin the roasted leeks:
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Combine leeks, oil, salt, and pepper in lg bowl; toss gently.
  • Spread in a roasting pan and roast for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a Dutch oven or large heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion, celery, fennel, and garlic; saute 10-12 min or until onion is softened.
  • Add zucchini and potatoes; mix well.
  • Add the stock and bring to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove from the heat and add spinach in batches, mixing with a large spoon after each addition until the.
  • spinach wilts.
  • Puree in batches in a blender.
  • (To prevent splashing, the restaurant suggests removing the inner core of the blender cover and holding a kitchen towel over the top.).
  • Return the puree to the pot.
  • Add the cream, nutmeg, salt, pepper, and roasted leeks, and heat thoroughly.
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