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.
Servings: 4
Author: The Cook
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Ingredients

  • 750 g broccoli, cut up
  • ¾ celery, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • cups water
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • dash of nutmeg
  • ½ cup whipping cream

Recipe Instructions

  • Cook broccoli, celery and onion in 2 cups water until tender, about 10 minutes. Do not drain.
  • Put in blender or food processor until good consistency. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour.
  • Stir until mixture is bubbly.
  • Add broccoli mixture and stock cube, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Heat to a boil. Add cream.
  • Stir to combine and bring to a gentle simmer (Do not boil)
  • Serve.

Cooks Notes & Variations

Red onion rings can be added for colour contrast.

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