27 March 2017

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Zucchini and Leek Puree

A tasty puree with a kick! Great with a spicy fish or your choice of meat.
Author Tara

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini chopped
  • 1 large leek chopped
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 5-8 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 " peeled fresh ginger
  • fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Warm olive oil in pot with pressed garlic
  2. Add chopped leeks and allow to simmer
  3. Add chopped zucchini and keep stirring
  4. Add finely chopped ginger
  5. Add about 1 cup water (not to much or you'll have soup instead of puree)
  6. Add basil leaves, sea salt and pepper
  7. Using an immersion blender or food processor puree contents (careful it's still hot) until smooth and creamy. Add more water if necessary.
  8. Allow to cook on stove top at low heat for another 10-15 minutes to thicken the mixture.
  9. Serve with your choice of protein

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