Leek, fava bean and thyme soup

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April 29, 2015

Dried split fava beans are very easy to use, they cook down after a slow simmer and make a lovely smooth soup

Directions

Heat the butter and fry the leeks until soft, approx. 10 mins

Add the thyme and stir through

Add the beans and stir trough

Add the stock, bring to the boil then simmer for 20-30 mins until the beans have softened

Blitz the soup and season then serve drizzled with oil and chopped fresh thyme if you are using it

Ingredients

30g butter

2 large leeks, finely sliced

Leaves of 3-4 sprigs of thyme, or use dried

200g dried split fava beans

750ml vegetable stock

Extra virgin olive oil to serve

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