Easy and Simple Broccoli Soup
This simple broccoli soup recipe is so easy to make that even your children can help you and acquire some cooking skills. The vegetables in the soup create a perfect blend that will warm your heart and make you feel special surrounded by the people you care about.
It is highly recommended to prepare this recipe with garlic as it gives a special touch to the soup, but all those who don’t like that much the taste and odor of garlic, can replace it with a bit of black pepper sprinkled at the end of the preparation. No matter whether you prepare it with garlic or black pepper, both combination are interesting variations of the soup and beneficial for your health, especially for the upper respiratory tract and sinuses. The ingredients in the soup are also great protectors of the female health.
Here is the recipe for broccoli soup. Prepare it and enjoy its great taste.
Serving Size- 6
- 2 1/2 cup broccoli florets
- 1 onion
- 1 cup chopped leeks
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- vegetable oil
- 1/2 tsp. sea salt
- 1,5 liter water
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese ( optional)
- 1 lemon
Note: you can substitute garlic with 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper)
Chop broccoli and onion into large pieces, mix them with the leeks, add the olive oil, salt and water and put them in a pan on medium heat. When the vegetables soften a bit, remove them with a strainer and blend until they get smooth. Return the mixture in the boiling water, boil for another 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat, add the minced garlic and stir well until it incorporates in the soup. When the soup cools, add the squeezed lemon and serve immediately. If you like you can add the grated cheddar cheese before serving and wait until it melts in the soup.