Cream of Fennel Soup

This elegant soup, makes a wonderful starter for a holiday dinner.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 30 min - 35 min
Yields 6 servings
cream of fennel soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large orange finely grated peel and juice
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) chopped fennel (approx 1 bulb)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and orange peel; cook stirring until onion is soft. Stir in fennel. Add orange juice and chicken stock. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 to 35 min until fennel is very soft.

Remove from heat. Purée using a food processor until smooth. Return to saucepan; stir in cream, salt and pepper.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 180 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 8 g
Fat: 16 g
Fibre: 2 g
Sodium: 369 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 5 % / 58 mg
Vitamin A: 18 % / 175 mcg
Vitamin C: 24 % / 14 mg
Vitamin D: 10 % / 0.5 mcg
Folate: 10 % / 21 mcg