If you are looking for the best way to introduce broccoli to your diet, this Creamy Broccoli Soup recipe is what you need!
|3 cups cold water|
|1 head broccoli|
|1 handful spinach|
|1 spring onion(s)|
|1 sprig leaves basil|
|3 cloves garlic|
|8 tbsp cream|
|1/2 cup milk|
|1 oz butter|
|1 tbsp olive oil|
|3 tbsp flour|
|to taste salt|
|to taste pepper|
|2 tsp love ❤️|
Please note that I am not a nutritionist. The nutrition information above is for reference purposes only and is calculated using one of the online calculators. For example, this one.
Now that most of the big holidays are behind, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about health. And when it gets below zero degrees, your body needs a special energy boost, that’s for sure. But no worries. This energy boost is easy to find in hot meals such as this Creamy Broccoli Soup. Soups are always perfect for both staying on a diet and catching up with health.
The fiber content in broccoli reduces cholesterol like C-R-A-Z-Y! By the way, if you are looking for the best way to introduce broccoli to your diet, this Creamy Broccoli Soup recipe will be perfect.
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Place casserole with cold water into the stove on medium heat. Bring it to boil. Chop broccoli, spring onions, garlic and basil leaves.
In a sauce pan melt half of butter. Add 1 tablespoon of oil. Once it is hot, add finely chopped broccoli with garlic. Sauté till tender.
Transfer broccoli, spinach and green onions in a casserole with water. Cover the casserole. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the broccoli is cooked nice and soft.
In the meantime, melt one tablespoon of butter in another pan. Add flour. Fry for a few seconds. Add milk and cream. Stir nicely and add to broccoli soup. Boil for a few minutes.
Grind broccoli mixture to the smooth texture in a blender. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
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