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Glycemic Index Forum / Sugar Busters Forum _ Soups & Salads _ Emerald Isle Soup

Posted by: molly Dec 5 2007, 02:52 AM

EMERALD ISLE SOUP

1/4 cup leeks or onions, chopped
1-2 tablespoons butter
16 ounces frozen broccoli, no need to thaw
2 cups chicken broth
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup heavy cream
Pinch nutmeg, optional

Saut? the leek or onions in the butter in a medium saucepan until tender. Add the frozen broccoli, broth and a bit of salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer until the broccoli is very tender, about 10 minutes.

Puree in a blender or with a stick blender until smooth and thick.

Stir in the cream and blend well. Adjust seasoning and add nutmeg, if desired.

Reheat if necessary but do not let it come to a boil. The cream will curdle.

Makes about 6 servings

Per Serving: 204 Calories; 19g Fat; 5g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carbs

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