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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.

broccoli soup

You can season it to taste.

5 from 3 votes
broccoli soup
Easy and Delicious Broccoli Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

A quick and easy way to use up bits of broccoli to make a delicious and low-cost soup

Keyword: broccoli
Author: Heidi Roberts
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  1. finely chop the onion, celery and potatoes

  2. fry in cold pressed rapeseed oil until translucent

    broccoli soup
  3. add chopped broccoli stalks and broccoli tops and cook for 1-2 minutes

  4. add the stock and season with salt, pepper and chilli flakes to taste 

    broccoli soup
  5. simmer for about 15 minutes or until the pieces are soft when pierced with a sharp knife

  6. 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)

    broccoli soup
  7. If desired you can stir in some creme fraiche, cream cheese or sour cream

  8. garnish with reserved small pieces of broccoli top and sprinkle with paprika.



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