Spring Spinach and Leek Soup

Spring Spinach and Leek Soup

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This soup is SOOO delicious! The mix of flavors make a great combination. Adding seeds to soups adds a naturally creamy quality to the dish. This soup is great served either cold or warm.

Ingredients –

  • 1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 leeks, chopped and washed
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 4 cups of spinach, chopped
  • salt and pepper, freshly ground
  • 6 radishes, sliced thin
  • goat cheese

Instructions-

  1. Heat the oil in sauce pan and saute leeks and celery until tender.
  2. Add garlic and seeds, and saute for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add parsley and vegetable stock.
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat until vegetables are tender.
  5. Add spinach and cook for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add soup to blender , and puree the soup until smooth.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Remove from blender.
  9. Garnish the soup with radishes and goat cheese.
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