Leek, Carrot and Thyme Soup
The mild onion flavour of leeks with sweet winter carrots is such a wonderful flavour combination for this Leek, Carrot and Thyme Soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 cups
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lb leeks sliced
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 lb carrots sliced (about 3 cups)
- 4 cups vegetable stock
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
Heat olive oil in saucepan over low heat. Add leeks and carrots and sweat over low heat for 5 minutes.
Add chopped garlic and continue to sweat over low heat for another 2-3 minutes.
Add vegetable stock, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for ten minutes.
Puree soup using an immersion blender or add to a blender and puree. If using a blender be mindful of the hot liquid. The soup may have to be pureed in two batches.