Leek and Rutabaga Soup

Leek and Rutabaga Soup
  • 6 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:25 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    butter

  • 1 cups
    (250 mL)

    thinly sliced leeks, white part only

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    thinly sliced celery

  • 1/2 cups
    (125 mL)

    minced, peeled turnip or rutabaga

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    diced, peeled potatoes

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    lemon juice

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • Chopped fresh coriander to taste

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    warm 15% m.f. thick, country-style cream

Preparation

Melt butter in a big pot on medium-high heat and cook vegetables 5 min. without browning.

Add chicken broth and lemon juice. Season generously. Bring to a boil. Simmer 20 min. or until vegetables soften.

Purée in the blender or food processor. Adjust seasoning.

Before serving, garnish with a sprinkling of coriander and a dash of cream.

Source: Metro

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