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Simple & Creamy Broccoli Soup Recipe


Introduction

Normally I dislike vegetables but I absolutely love this soup. Very few things in the world are both delicious and healthy at the same time, this is surely one of them. I started loving this soup ever since it was served to me outside my Chachi’s farmhouse in Islamabad in a beautiful vintage ceramic bowl with bread sticks. I fell in love with the soup ever since and wanted to try it. So I googled the recipe and came up with my own concoction after gathering ideas from a few websites including BBC foods. Sharing the recipe with you today. Let me know if you love it too 😉

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 cloves of chopped garlic
  • Chicken pieces (boneless or with bones)
  • 3 Roughly chopped broccoli
  • 2 Roughly chopped carrots
  • 2 roughly chopped onions
  • 3 peeled and roughly chopped potatoes
  • 1 medium sized green chilly
  • 1/2 – 1 cup milk
  • 1-2 Table spoons of cream
  • Spices (1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp white pepper)

Method

  • In a large pan on medium heat, put some butter (or oil) and add chopped garlic cloves.
  • Add onions and let them fry for about 5 minutes till they’re soft.
  • Add 3 cups of boiling water into the pan along with chicken pieces.
  • Season with all spices.
  • Add all vegetables and let them boil for about half an hour.
  • Check with a fork if potatoes and carrots are soft. When they are, turn the stove off.
  • Take out all chicken pieces. You can re-use them in sandwiches, pizza or even curry later.
  • Put all the vegetables and stock in food processor/grinder. Blend until smooth.
  • Place the liquidized soup back in the pan on medium heat.
  • Add milk and cream and stir well.
  • Serve with croutons (pieces of toast) and garnishing (coriander/mint leaves, cream or spices).

 

 

Highly recommended. You must try. I would love you to share your experience.

Note

  • If chicken isn’t available, chicken cubes or chicken powder can be used to make stock instead.
  • You can add any available vegetables in the soup too like peas, green onions, red beans, green beans, mushrooms etc.
  • If you want to make a really healthy version of this soup, forget butter, cream and oil. Boil it all, grind and add milk in the end on the stove. It will still be tasty.

Introduction Normally I dislike vegetables but I absolutely love this soup. Very few things in the world are both delicious and healthy at the same time, this is surely one of them. I started loving this soup ever since it was served to me outside my Chachi's farmhouse in Islamabad…

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