Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Next Day Rice and Broccoli Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup chopped onion or shallots

1/2 apple, peeled and finely diced

1 cup or more cooked broccoli, finely chopped

2 cups broth or water

1/4 to 1/2 cup cooked rice

Salt and pepper


  1. Heat butter in a small saucepan. Add onion or shallots, and apple, cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Add cooked broccoli, rice and broth, cover and simmer 5 minutes to reheat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve as is, or better yet, puree in blender. If thick, thin with water; adjust seasoning.