Roasted Leek & Broccoli Soup

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This simple green filled soup will have you conquering the world (or at least your to-do list)!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Soups
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 460.1 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Baking Sheet
  • Food Processor and slicer disk
  • Large deep saucepan
  • Immersion blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb frozen broccoli
  • 1 whole medium leek
  • 1 whole yukon gold potato
  • 3 whole garlic cloves
  • 5 cups vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt add to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper add to taste
  • 1/2 cup canned white beans
  • 2 tbsp nutrritional yeast
  • 1 whole lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil divided

For Serving

  • 4 slices Hearty seeded bread
  • 4 tbsp Earth Balance Butter Brand Earth Balance
  • 1/2 cup plant-based parmesan Brand Vio-Life, shredded

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse the leek very well.
  • Pour 1 tbsp of olive oil into saucepan and place over medium heat.
  • Chop your garlic and add to the pan wit a 1/2 tsp of sea salt and a few cracks of black pepper.
  • After cutting the end off of your leek, use the food processor and slicing disk to thinly slice the leek and place into the hot pan.
  • Wash, peel and quarter your potato. Using the food processor and slicing disk, cut the potato into small pieces.
  • Add into hot pan the broth, beans and potatoes. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Place frozen broccoli on the lined baking sheet. Drizzle the remaining olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast broccoli for 4 minutes, flip and continue roasting for an additional 4 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the lemon juice, yeast and broccoli to the pan and continue boiling until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Blend with your immersion blendor and add more salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

ALERT!!!!! Because of the high fat levels, the recipe should be for those on a 2000 calorie plan or those just wanting to eat a plant based diet.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Leek & Broccoli Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 460.1 Calories from Fat 175
% Daily Value*
Fat 19.43g30%
Saturated Fat 6.88g43%
Sodium 827.15mg36%
Potassium 1336.61mg38%
Carbohydrates 58.93g20%
Fiber 11.06g46%
Sugar 8.06g9%
Protein 15.71g31%
Vitamin A 607.05IU12%
Vitamin B1 3.86mg257%
Vitamin B2 3.99mg235%
Vitamin B3 23.39mg117%
Vitamin B5 1.35mg14%
Vitamin B6 4.93mg247%
Vitamin B12 16.9µg282%
Vitamin C 141.36mg171%
Vitamin E 2.05mg14%
Vitamin K 35.43µg34%
Calcium 200.24mg20%
Copper 0.25mg13%
Folate 89.73µg22%
Iron 5.43mg30%
Manganese 1.36mg68%
Magnesium 99.44mg25%
Phosphorus 283.55mg28%
Selenium 14.1µg20%
Zinc 1.84mg12%
Ess-Methionine 117.23mg
Ess-Tryptophan 94.63mg
Ess-Threonine 283.32mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 362.8mg
Ess-Arginine 503.5mg
Ess-Lysine 448.91mg
Ess-Leucine 461.04mg
Ess-Isoleucine 278.08mg
Ess-Histidine 179.24mg
Ess-Valine 395.04mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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