Fennel, Leek, Apple, and Walnut Soup

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This soup makes for the perfect filling, yet light, lunch!  It is DELICIOUS, and it’s ingredients are packed full of nutrition!  One of the main ingredients in this soup is fennel.  Fennel has tons of health benefits, some of which are listed in the following pin.

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All those health benefits from just one of the ingredients!!!  All the other ingredients have just as many health benefits of their own, making this soup a power lunch that is just as full of flavor as it is nutrients!  Let’s get to the recipe!

FENNEL, LEEK, APPLE, AND WALNUT SOUP

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 3 leeks (whites and light green parts), chopped
  • 1 fennel bulb, cored and chopped
  • 1 medium apple, cored and chopped
  • 1-2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1-2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • sea salt
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt

Directions

1.) Prepare all your ingredients.

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2.) In a large sauce pan, heat your oil over medium heat.  Add your leeks and thyme.  Cook for approximately 3-4 minutes.

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3.) Add your apples, walnuts, and fennel.  Cook for approximately 3 minutes.  Add the turmeric and cook until the fennel begins to soften.

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4.) Add the vegetable broth and increase heat to bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes until all the ingredients are very soft.

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5.) Transfer the soup to a food processor, and process until smooth.

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6.) Add the yogurt and sea salt, to taste.

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Enjoy! 🙂

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