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Fennel & ginger Soup

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This light soup makes the most of delicate fennel. It tastes delicious with its fiery hint of ginger and lemony zing.

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Fennel

350 g, chopped

Shallots

5 medium, finely chopped

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Root Ginger

1 inch slice(s), peeled and finely chopped

Coriander, fresh

2 tablespoons, a handful, including stalks, roughly chopped

Fresh Vegetable Stock

900 ml

Lemon(s)

1 medium, finely grated zest

Instructions

  1. Mist a large saucepan with cooking spray. Sauté fennel, shallots or onion and garlic until softened, but not browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add ginger, coriander, stock and lemon zest. Heat until almost boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer soup to a blender. Blend for 15 – 20 seconds until smooth. Return to saucepan and reheat.
  4. Season, then ladle into bowls and serve at once.

Notes

Garnish each portion with a few fronds of feathery fennel, some coriander sprigs or even 1 tbsp low fat plain yogurt (remembering to track the SmartPoint values!)