Broccoli Soup 

Are you craving a comforting yet nutritious meal? Look no further than this delightful Creamy Broccoli Soup recipe! Packed with flavor and goodness, it’s the perfect way to warm up on chilly days or indulge in a light and satisfying meal any time of year. 

Ingredients (serves 4): 

  • A splash of olive oil 
  • 1 onion, finely chopped 
  • Vegetable stock cubes 
  • 18 ounces broccoli, cut into florets 
  • 7 fl. oz crème fraiche or cooking cream 
  • Fresh chives or spring onions, finely chopped 


Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Sauté the chopped onion for about 2 minutes until soft and translucent. Add the broccoli florets to the pot along with 1 quart of water. Bring the mixture to a boil. Crumble in the vegetable stock cubes and add some chopped chives or spring onions for extra flavor. Let the soup simmer for 10 to 12 minutes until the broccoli is tender. Using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth and creamy. Stir in 2 tablespoons of crème fraîche or half of the cooking cream to add richness to the soup. Serve the creamy broccoli soup hot, garnished with a dollop of crème fraiche or cooking cream and a sprinkle of fresh chives or spring onions. 

Tip: For added indulgence, try topping your soup with crispy bacon bits or smoked salmon for a delicious twist! 

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a wholesome lunch option, this Creamy Broccoli Soup is sure to hit the spot. So, grab your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a bowl of creamy soup that’s as nutritious as it is delicious! 

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