Squash and Leek Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche

Sub-Zero Wolf Gourmet Recipes UK

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time41 minsTotal Time1 hr 11 mins

RatingDifficultyBeginner

Preparation Method
1

Preparation Method
In heavy 12-inch skillet over medium heat on Wolf cooktop, heat oil. Add leek and coriander and cook about 6 minutes, until almost tender, stirring often. Add squash; sprinkle with salt and pepper and sauté until squash begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add broth. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer uncovered about 10 minutes until vegetables are soft. In small batches puree soup in blender or food processor until smooth. Season with salt. Whisk crème fraîche and peel in small bowl. Divide soup among bowls, top with dollop of lemon crème fraîche. Serve warm.

*Sold at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.

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Ingredients

 1 tablespoon olive oil
 3/4 cup chopped leek (white and pale green parts)
 1 tsp 1 teaspoon finely ground coriander seeds
 1 1/4 pounds yellow squash, coarsely chopped
 Salt and freshly ground black pepper
 2 (14-ounce) cans vegetable broth
 1/4 cup crème fraîche* or sour cream
 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel

Directions

Preparation Method
1

Preparation Method
In heavy 12-inch skillet over medium heat on Wolf cooktop, heat oil. Add leek and coriander and cook about 6 minutes, until almost tender, stirring often. Add squash; sprinkle with salt and pepper and sauté until squash begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add broth. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer uncovered about 10 minutes until vegetables are soft. In small batches puree soup in blender or food processor until smooth. Season with salt. Whisk crème fraîche and peel in small bowl. Divide soup among bowls, top with dollop of lemon crème fraîche. Serve warm.

*Sold at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.

Squash and Leek Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche