Broccoli Soup

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 4 shallots, sliced
  • 1 leek, white part only, sliced
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 heads broccoli, stems sliced, and green tips reserved for puree
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  • In a medium-size saucepan, over medium heat, add the garlic, shallots, leeks, onion and thyme. Sweat in the butter until fragrant.

  • Add the broccoli stem slices and saute until softened.

  • Pour in the chicken stock and bay leaf and simmer for about 20 minutes.

  • In the meantime, blanch the broccoli tips in a pot of boiling water over medium heat until bright green. Remove the tips from the water and "shock" in a bowl of iced water.

  • Drain the green tips and puree in a blender. Set aside.

  • Puree the soup in a blender and strain through a fine chinoise into a large serving bowl.

  • Add the green tip puree and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  • Serve piping hot.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
More Recipes and Ideas
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Reviews
    POTATO_BROC_SOUP_007.tif

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Potato Skins

    Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen