Creamy Fennel Soup with Miso

Light detox soup to help digestion and eliminate toxins

Given most of us is locked at home due to social distancing for COVID19, and given we are all moving much less than what we used to, I thought our bodies might need a little something to detox and give our digestive system a bit of a break.

This soup is made with fennels, which are notoriously famous to help digestion and release toxins. To make the soup even a bit more gut-healing I have added one of my favorite fermented food: miso paste!

Take literally less than 30 min of your time to make this delicious, creamy soup, your body will thank you.

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 250 g fresh fennel (about 2 small bulbs)
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white miso paste
  • 2 cups water (about 400 ml)
  • ground white pepper

Wash and clean the fennel bulbs, cut them up and place them in a saucepan with 2 cups of water. As soon as water reach the boiling point, add in the white miso paste

Stir in until dissolved then bring to a simmer and let cook until fennel is very tender. About 15 min.

Add in ground pepper and with an immersion blender turn the fennels into a cream. Add more water and salt if needed.
Pour cream into serving bowl, drizzle with some EVO and serve it up!

I love to add some croutons to this soup as they do add that extra flavour and crunchiness.

Love

-Dani

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An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.