Rutabaga Soup with Herbed Croutons

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Rutabaga Soup with Herbed Croutons
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Health Score:
8,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the soup
700 grams Rutabaga
2 onions
1 garlic clove
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
1 l Vegetable broth
salt
freshly ground peppers
Nutmeg
100 milliliters Whipped cream (at least 30% fat content)
For the croutons
2 slices white bread
30 grams butter
1 garlic clove
½ tsp thyme (leaves)
½ tsp freshly chopped parsley
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

For the soup: Peel rutabaga, onions and garlic and cut into small cubes. In a saucepan, heat the oil and cook the onions with the garlic until translucent. Add rutabaga cubes, sauté briefly and pour in the broth.

2.

Simmer over medium heat for 20-25 minutes, puree with an immersion blender and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir in the cream.

3.

For the croutons: Cut crusts off the bread, cut bread into small (1 cm/approximately 1/2 inch) cubes and toast in a pan with melted butter, turning occasionally until golden brown. Peel the garlic and squeeze through a press into a bowl. Mix with the herbs and toss with the toasted croutons. 

4.

Ladle the soup into preheated soup bowls and serve garnished with herbed croutons.