Roasted Carrot and Leek Soup

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  • 1 bunch leeks, white part cut into small pieces
  • 2 pounds carrots
  • 6 cups broth
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic salt
  • Black pepper

Garnish:

  • Bacon
  • Goat Cheese or Feta Cheese
  • Fresh Herbs

Pre heat oven to 375 with the rack in the middle. Season leeks and baby carrots with garlic salt & pepper. Toss with a liberal amount of olive oil, lay out veggies in a single layer. Roast for 40-45 minutes tossing occasionally with tongs.
Add roasted leeks and carrots to a large saucepan with the broth. Bring to a boil. Cover the pot and simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove soup from the heat. Let cool a bit and carefully transfer 1/2 of the soup to a food processor or blender. Blend to a purée or a consistency you like.
Top with bacon and cheese and serve immediately.

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