Broccoli is not everyone’s favourite vegetable, but it is extremely healthy so this is an excellent and easy way of getting vital nutrients in a delicious soup.

 

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:  25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 300g frozen or fresh broccoli
  • 460ml chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Cayenne pepper
  • 230ml skimmed milk

Recipe method

1. Cook the onion in the oil in a medium saucepan until translucent.

2. Add the broccoli, stock, oregano and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Simmer until the broccoli is firm but tender.

3. Purée the mixture in a blender. Return to the saucepan and add the milk. Gently heat through.

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