Courgette and broccoli soup

    Courgette and broccoli soup

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    30min


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    About this recipe: A fresh and healthy summer soup made with a blend of courgette and broccoli. Instead of the cream you can simply use milk, if you want to make it even lighter.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 large onion, finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 750ml chicken or vegetable stock
    • 8 medium courgette, diced
    • 400g broccoli, cut into florets
    • 125ml low-fat cream
    • freshly ground pepper

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over moderate heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Add the stock and courgette. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
    2. Steam the broccoli in a steamer or colander set over a saucepan of boiling water for 5 to 7 minutes. Allow to cool.
    3. Purée the vegetables in a blender. Pour into a saucepan or bowl and stir in the cream. Serve hot or cold, garnished with pepper.

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