May 15, 2014

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Creamy, tasty and easy-to-follow recipe!


servings: 4
time: 40 minutes


Ingredients
3 cups chopped broccoli
1 tbs olive oil
½ chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 cups vegetable broth
3 potatoes, cut into cubes
2/3 cup heavy cream
1 tbs grated parmesan
salt and pepper to taste



Directions
1 – In a saucepan, heat the olive oil and add onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes.
2 – Place the broccoli and the broth. Stir well.
3 – Cook until the broccoli is tender. If you want, set a few pieces aside.
4 – Mix all in a blender until smooth and creamy and return to the pan.
5 – Add potatoes and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6 – Pour the cream, add salt and pepper and grated cheese. Mix well. Leave on low heat for about 5-10 minutes.

Tips and Options

  • Add fried bacon pieces after the cream is done.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and/or green onions before serving.

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Creme de Brócolis.

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