Broccoli Soup

Updated: Feb 20

Serve 4

Prep Time 10 min

Cook Time 30 min




Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 stalk leek or celery, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or dried parsley

  • 1 large head broccoli, chopped (stems and florets)2 cups water

  • 1 medium potato, diced

  • 4 cups vegetable broth

  • Unrefined sea salt and pepper to taste

  • Drizzle coconut cream to serve (optional)



Method
  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion and celery; cook for about 3 minutes, until softened. Add garlic and parsley; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 10 seconds.

  2. Stir in broccoli and potato. Add water and broth. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat and simmer gently for 10-12 minutes, until the broccoli is tender.

  3. With a hand mixer or in a blender, puree the mixture until smooth. Return to the saucepan, and reheat. Season with salt, and pepper.

  4. Drizzle with coconut cream to serve if desired.





Suggestions:

Try this easy broccoli soup for an evening meal or as a starter for a simple dinner.