This soup is great for a winter warming lunch.
Broccoli contains good amounts of Vitamins K and C, fibre, potassium and folate.
Cheesey Broccoli Soup
2 heads of broccoli
2 medium onions chopped
1 medium potato chopped into small chunks
450ml veg stock
1tbsp wholemeal flour
450ml skimmed milk or dairy free alternative (unsweetened)
75g of of any cheese (Cheese leftover from Christmas!)
- chop the broccoli into small pieces and place in a non stick saucepan, add the onions, potato and oregano and cook over a medium heat for 8-10 mins until softened.
- Add 2tbsp of the veg stock, sprinkle the flour over and mix well, cook for 1 minute to cook out the flour.
- Gradually add the rest of the stock and the milk, stirring constantly to stop any lumps, simmer gently for 20 minutes.
- Place the mixture in a blender be really careful as it is hot, you may want to let it cool first and blend until smooth, return to the pan and add the cheese and simmer for 6-7 mins and serve.