Creamy broccoli soup
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Time to make:
35 mins (Hands-on time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 20 mins)
$1.19 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
- cooking oil spray
- 1 leek, white part only, sliced
- 1 spring onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- 400g broccoli, cut in florets
- 1 cup light coconut cream
- 2 1/4 cups liquid gluten-free vegetable stock
- 2 cups water
- freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- plain soy yoghurt, to serve (optional)
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Place a heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat. Spray with oil. Fry leek, spring onion and ginger for 2 minutes, or until soft. Add broccoli and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 2 Add coconut cream, stock and water. Simmer for 15 minutes until broccoli is tender.
Step 3 Cool slightly. Season with pepper and purée in a blender. Return soup to saucepan. Gently reheat. Pour into individual bowls. Serve with soy yoghurt (if using).
Allergy-friendly dinner party for six
Whether gluten-free, vegetarian, lactose intolerant or just plain picky, any one of these simple recipes will accommodate dietary requirements – while pleasing everyone's taste buds at the same time!
Entreé: Creamy broccoli soup
Main (Option 1): Salt and pepper chicken
Main (Option 2): Gluten-free vege pie
Side: Bacon, beetroot and lentil salad
Dessert: Sorbet sandwich
About this recipe
First published: September 2010