Creamy broccoli and cauliflower soup

    35 min

    This broccoli and cauliflower soup is absolutely delicious. My boyfriend's favourite... this is a modification of his recipe. You can substitute the head of cauliflower for another head of broccoli if you want an all-broccoli soup.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 2 medium heads of broccoli
    • 1 medium head of cauliflower
    • 750ml vegetable stock
    • 200ml cream
    • 2 tablespoons cornflour
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsely

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Cook the onion in a pot with a little oil on low heat until it is clear and soft.
    2. Roughly chop the broccoli and cauliflower and add to pot. Saute for a couple of minutes until broccoli is bright green in colour.
    3. Add vegetable stock and replace lid on saucepan.
    4. Simmer for 5-10 minutes until broccoli and cauliflower are soft and tender. Do NOT over-cook and have vegetables falling apart.
    5. Blend together using blender or food processor, then blend again while slowly adding cream.
    6. Mix cornflour with small amount of water (approximately 1 tablespoon) until liquid (not paste). Blend all mixture again and then return to pot.
    7. Stir through parsley and simmer for 5-10 minutes until soup thickens. Be careful not to burn the soup to the bottom of the pot.
    8. Serve with cracked pepper and fresh crusty bread.

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    What kind of cream do I use?  -  19 Jan 2014


    Great wee recipe quick and easy and really nice soup, I was looking for a recipe to use up the veg in the fridge, delighted. I will definately be cooking this one when I need to impress some lunch visitors or for a starter  -  04 Jun 2012


    I made this for me and my housemate and it was so delicious cannot wait to make it again.  -  12 Jan 2015