Recipe: Easy Broccoli Soup
Recipe: scroll down for my recipe for Broccoli soup.
We love broccoli and we love soup and with this recipe I will give you a simple and yet delicious recipe for broccoli soup – perfect for supper on these autumn evenings.
When I cook broccoli for dinner I save those hard bits of stalk along with a small amount of the florets. Add to that some chopped onion, chopped celery, one or two small potatoes and some stock and you will have a great tasting and low cost soup.
You can season it to taste.
A quick and easy way to use up bits of broccoli to make a delicious and low-cost soup
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 3 stalks celery, tripped and finely chopped
- 1-2 small-medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
- 3 short broccoli stalks
- 1-3 small pieces of the broccoli top
- 1 pinch each salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pinch chilli flakes
- 2 litre saved vegetable water or vegetable stock
- 3 Tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil
finely chop the onion, celery and potatoes
fry in cold pressed rapeseed oil until translucent
add chopped broccoli stalks and broccoli tops and cook for 1-2 minutes
add the stock and season with salt, pepper and chilli flakes to taste
simmer for about 15 minutes or until the pieces are soft when pierced with a sharp knife
take off the heat and cool for a couple of minutes before blitzing with a hand blender (if using a blender you should let the soup cool first before blitzing)
If desired you can stir in some creme fraiche, cream cheese or sour cream
garnish with reserved small pieces of broccoli top and sprinkle with paprika.