Leek, fava bean and thyme soup

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

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 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

1

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

2

Add the thyme and stir through

3

Add the beans and stir trough

4

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

5

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

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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

Directions

1

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

2

Add the thyme and stir through

3

Add the beans and stir trough

4

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

5

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

Leek, fava bean and thyme soup

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