Courgette and broccoli soup

Courgette and broccoli soup


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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.

Janet Mitchell

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

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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