Heart Of Artichoke Soup With Dill Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter2 Ounce (50 Grams)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
 Celery stick1 , sliced
 Canned artichoke hearts14 Ounce, drained (1 Can Or 425 Grams)
 Vegetable stock/Chicken stock2 Pint (1.2 Liters)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Chopped dill3 Tablespoon
 Plain flour2 Tablespoon
 Single cream1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Ground white pepper To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 Dill sprigs6 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1076 Calories from Fat 624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.3%

Saturated Fat 43.9 g219.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 201.1 mg67%

Sodium 2694.2 mg112.3%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33.1%

Dietary Fiber 32.4 g129.6%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 23 g45.4%

Vitamin A 136.8% Vitamin C 193.2%

Calcium 48.6% Iron 53.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the onion, garlic and celery and cook, covered, over a moderate heat for 10-12 minutes, or until all the vegetables are soft. Stir from time to time.
2. Add the artichoke hearts, replace the lid and cook for about a further 3 minutes. Pour in 1 litre (1 3/4 pints) of the stock and the lemon juice. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the dill, then cook, covered, over a moderate heat for 15 minutes.
3. Puree the mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth. Transfer to a clean saucepan.
4. Mix the flour with the remaining stock in a small bowl, adding a little water if necessary. Reheat the soup, whisk in the flour mixture and stir until the soup thickens slightly. Add the remaining dill, season to taste with salt and pepper, then add the cream. Heat thoroughly but do not allow the soup to boil or it will curdle.
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