Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

This cream of broccoli soup is a rich soup with delicate colour and flavour. Serve the soup with a green salad and hot sourdough bread for a memorable winter meal.

Cream of Broccoli Soup
This cream of broccoli soup is a rich soup with delicate colour and flavour. Serve the soup with a green salad and hot sourdough bread for a memorable winter meal.
Ingredients
  • 750g broccoli, cut up
  • ¾ celery, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2½ cups water
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • dash of nutmeg
  • ½ cup whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Cook broccoli, celery and onion in 2 cups water until tender, about 10 minutes. Do not drain.
  2. Put in blender or food processor until good consistency. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour.
  4. Stir until mixture is bubbly.
  5. Add broccoli mixture and stock cube, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  6. Heat to a boil. Add cream.
  7. Stir to combine and bring to a gentle simmer (Do not boil)
  8. Serve.
Notes
Red onion rings can be added for colour contrast.

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