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Leek and Lima Bean Soup - Cashmere & Cocktails Blog

Leek and Lima Bean Soup

Cashmere & Cocktails
This Leek and Lima Bean Soup offers just the right amount of comfort you need on cold chilly days. It's hearty, flavorful and packed with nutrients!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 73 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 stalks leeks sliced
  • 3 sprigs thyme leaves picked
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup lima beans frozen
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 slices bacon diced

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil in large saucepan over low heat. Add leeks and thyme and cook covered for 10 minutes or until softened. If leeks begin to stick, add splash of water.
  • Place the diced bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook until crispy. Set aside.
  • Once leeks have softened, add lima beans, vegetable broth and mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • With a blender or emulsifier, blend the soup.
  • Garnish with bacon bits and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 73kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 951mgPotassium: 165mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 536IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
Keyword 30 minute meals, healthy recipes, Meals under 30 minutes, soup recipe
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