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A bowl of leek, spinach and pea soup, topped with seeds

Leek, pea and spinach soup

Published: February 24, 2021 at 5:21 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Smooth, soothing and packed full of spring veg, this wholesome bowl of homemade soup comes topped with toasted seeds – perfect served with crusty bread

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal396
fat19.2g
saturates3.8g
carbs28.9g
sugars5.1g
fibre8.9g
protein22.5g
salt2.8g
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Make this warming leek, pea and spinach soup, then check out our leek and potato soup, pea and ham soup, pea and mint soup and more delicious soup recipes.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • a knob butter
  • 3 leeks, halved, washed and finely sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1.5 litres veg or chicken stock
  • 200g frozen peas
  • 200g baby spinach
  • 2 slices stale sourdough, torn or cut into small pieces
  • 50g mixed seeds

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 2 tbsp olive oil and butter in a large pan, and add the leeks with a large pinch of salt. Cook gently for 10 minutes until really soft, then add the garlic and cook for a few minutes. Pour in the veg or chicken stock and bring to the boil.

  • STEP 2

    Add the frozen peas, baby spinach and sourdough, then simmer for 5 minutes. Use a stick blender to whizz until smooth. Season with salt and lots of black pepper, and keep warm.

  • STEP 3

    Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and add the mixed seeds and a pinch of salt. Fry, tossing regularly, until they have browned slightly and smell toasty. Divide the soup between bowls and top with the crispy seeds and oil.

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