Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

This cream of broccoli soup recipe is simple yet delicious, with an elegant splash of cream you will be proud to serve this soup up to any of your house guests.

Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C and a good anti-cancer food. In addition, it is also a good source of lutein, so excellent for those of you with eye problems. However, the longer you boil broccoli the more you lose the goodness out of this vegetable. So, the best way of keeping the health benefits of broccoli in tact one should either microwave or steam this vegetable.

Broccoli is easy to grow if you live in a cold climate. So why don't you think of putting this into your garden for the next growing season and harvest your own broccoli that has been organically grown.
cream of broccoli soup in a mug with sourdough bread

Easy Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

25 g butter
500 g complete broccoli head
1 onion, finely chopped
5 cups chicken stock
1 tsp sugar
3/4 cup cream
60 g grated cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Melt butter in a large pot. Cook onions until soft, but not brown. Coarsely chop broccoli and add to onions. Cover with stock, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes until broccoli is tender. Puree in a blender and return to pot. Add salt and pepper, sugar, cheese and cream. Heat thoroughly but don't boil and serve.

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