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Broccoli soup

Broccoli soup

This lusty simple soup can be served with plenty of buttered toast.

1 tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped
250ml/8¾fl oz chicken or vegetable stock (more if necessary)
200g/7oz broccoli florets
salt and freshly ground black pepper
drizzle cream, to serve

Preparation method
Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the garlic for 1-2 minutes.

Pour the chicken or vegetable stock into the pan and add the broccoli florets.

Bring to the boil and reduce the heat and simmer gently for 10-12 minutes, until the broccoli is tender.

Season to taste, then transfer to a liquidizer. Blend until smooth.

Ladle the soup into serving bowls and drizzle with cream to serve.

Less than 30 mins preparation time
10 to 30 mins cooking time
Serves 2

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