Leek and Lima Bean Soup
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!
- 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
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!
Calories: 73kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 951mgPotassium: 165mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 536IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg