A warm dish for the winter time. Bacon, leeks and broccoli are a perfect combination but feel free to remove the bacon for a vegan dish.

Leek, Broccoli & Bacon Soup
Serves 3
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Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
30 min

Total Time
40 min

Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
30 min

Total Time
40 min

Ingredients
  1. 5 fresh leeks
  2. 1 fresh head broccoli
  3. 1 clove garlic
  4. 1 carrot
  5. 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  6. ½ teaspoon marjoram
  7. ½ teaspoon oregano
  8. ½ teaspoon thyme
  9. fresh ground nutmeg
  10. 1 liter boiled water
  11. 3 slices back bacon (extra fat removed)
  12. mixed seeds (sesame, pumpkin, sunflower)
Instructions
  1. Dice the leeks, carrot, garlic and broccoli.
  2. Stir fry the leeks in coconut oil until softened. Then add garlic and carrot. Strir fry for a few more minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli, water and spices and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the bacon strips and simmer for 25 minutes or until the carrots and broccoli has cooked through.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand for a few minutes.
  6. Remove the bacon and blend the soup with a soup blender.
  7. Slice the bacon (using a scissors will help) and dress on soup. Add mixed seeds on top for some crunch and extra taste.
  8. Enjoy!
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