Cream of Broccoli Soup

Photo by Debra C.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:

  • 3

    medium broccoli stalks, peeled, and florets (about 6 cups)

  • 4

    cups unsalted vegetable soup stock

  • 1/2

    cup loose chopped parsley

  • 1/2

    tsp powdered or crushed dried rosemary

  • 1

    tsp dried powdered or crushed dried thyme

  • 2

    Tbsp olive oil

  • Optional: 1 - 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • Optional: 1/4 cup diced yellow onion

  • 2

    Tbsp chick pea flour (besan) as a gluten free low GI alternative to wheat flour

  • 2

    cups unsweetened rice milk or unsweetened plain almond milk (low GI), fortified with Vitamin B12, Calcium and Vitamin D

  • 1/4

    tsp salt or to taste

  • Fresh ground black pepper

Directions

1.Peel broccoli stems. Chop stems and florets into small pieces 2.Chop parsley, reserving 2 Tbsp to mince as a garnish 3.Place broccoli into stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender - about 5 minutes 4.Optional onion &; garlic: peel and crush garlic cloves, dice onion. Sauté on medium heat in 1 tsp olive oil for 10 minutes. Add to pot 5.Place broccoli, liquid, parsley, thyme, rosemary, and salt in blender or put solids through a foodmill, or mash and strain. Puree until smooth. Set aside 6.White sauce: Heat the olive oil in the soup pan. Add the flour and cook on low for ten minutes. 7.Stir in rice milk or almond milk with a whisk, bring to a boil then simmer till thickened, stirring constantly with the whisk (approx 10 minutes). This is important - otherwise your sauce will be lumpy. If that happens, blend it or put it through a seive 8.Stir in broccoli puree. Adjust salt if needed, and grate pepper in to taste 9.Heat gently (don't boil). Serve immediately, garnished with minced parsley

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