Comforting broccoli and stilton soup

Strong flavoured and comforting, this classic recipe will make a delicious starter for your dinner party or a perfect lunch.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5-10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 x 15ml tablespoons garlic oil
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1kg frozen broccoli
  • 1250ml hot vegetable stock
  • 200g crumbled or chopped Stilton
  • freshly ground pepper

Recipe method

1. Put the garlic oil in a large pan over a medium heat and add the sliced spring onions, cooking for a couple of minutes.

2. Add the thyme and the frozen broccoli and stir in the heat for a minute or so.

Related Content

3. Add the vegetable stock and crumbled Stilton and bring to a bubble, then clamp the lid on and cook for 5 minutes.

4. Blend to mix—in batches—then pour back in the pan and heat if it’s cooled too much while blending, and add pepper to taste.