Broccoli Soup

A smooth and creamy soup, with all the goodness of broccoli
Ingredients - Serves 4
  • 300 g onion, chopped
  • 500 g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 small (or 150 g) zucchini or courgette, cubed, optional
  • 1 medium-sized (or 150 g) carrot, cubed
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped, optional
  • 4 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 3 tbsp butter or extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, as needed
  • brie cheese or parmesan cheese, optional
  • almond flakes, optional
  1. Heat the butter or oil in a pot. Sauté all the vegetables on medium heat for 3-4 minutes
  2. Add half of the stock, cover and cook till the vegetables are soft
  3. Blend until completely smooth
  4. Use a regular {blender} or you can also use a {hand blender} (or immersion blender) which works wonderfully for soups
  5. Mix in the remaining stock. Taste and add salt and pepper as required
  6. Let simmer for a couple of minutes. Turn off the heat
  7. Serve warm with mixed in brie or sprinkled parmesan and almond flakes
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