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Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

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READY IN 35min
PREP TIME 15min
COOK TIME 20min
SERVINGS 4

This is such an easy and delicious recipe that I have made this a starter to a dinner party and also as a main meal for a real comfort treat. The thick and creamy soup has such a warming effect and it is a real classic!

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 leek
  • 2 small potatoes
  • 1 slice of butter
  • 1 litre of hot vegetable stock
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 140g stilton
  • Salt/ pepper
  • Olive oil

Directions

  • 1Heat a dash of oilve oil in a large saucepan and once hot add the onions and garlic with a pinch of salt. Gently cook for a couple of minutes.
  • 2Add the celery, leek and potatoes with the butter. Mix everything together until the butter has melted. Add the lid and leave everything to sweat for 5 minutes.
  • 3Take the lid off the pan and pour in the vegetable stock. Add the chopped broccoli head and a few bits of the chunky bit. Bring the pan to a gentle boil and leave to boil for around 15-20 minutes or until all the vegetables and soft.
  • 4Take the pan off the heat and using a hand blender blend all the mixture together until smooth. You should end up with a thick and creamy texture.
  • 5Stir in the crumbled stilton into the soup and then give it another quick blend for just around 30 seconds.
  • 6Season with some black pepper and serve.

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