February 3, 2012

Pureed Broccoli Soup

I'm by no means an expert in the kitchen.  In fact, the kitchen tends to be a hazardous place for me as I've broken far too many dishes and glasses in my lifetime.  Whether it's my favorite mascara or a pair of shoes, I love to share the things I love, so why not share a recipe too?!  I'm all about easy, healthy recipes that taste delicious and don't require a lot of prep.  This pureed broccoli soup recipe is a definite favorite in our home.  Given that it's Friday, I thought it would be fun to share this recipe just in time for the weekend.  Here's what you will need:

2 pounds of broccoli florets

1 baking potato peeled and cut into 1" chunks
1 onion, coarsely chopped

Pinch of coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice (optional)

2 tablespoons olive oil
6-8 cups of chicken (or vegetable) broth - I prefer chicken broth

In a large pot, heal oil over medium heat
Cook onions until they are softened - about 5 minutes
Add salt, pepper and lemon juice

Add broccoli, potato and enough broth to cover the mixture
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low
Keep covered and simmer until potato and broccoli are tender - about 20 minutes

Transfer to a blender in batches and puree until smooth
Garnish with Parmesan cheese
ENJOY!


35 comments:

  1. That looks so delicious, I've been wanting to make a broccoli soup for a while now. I think I'll try this recipe this weekend! Yum, getting hungry thinking about it :)

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  2. I am not a fan of broccoli in general but this looks so good.

    Petite Little Girl

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  3. I love broccoli, i eat them nearly everyday with meat and potatoes. They are healthy and anti-aging:) I am going to try this soup tomorrow out. Very excited. Wish me good luck!

    zolicious

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  4. this looks incredible!

    pinning it :)

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  5. Broccoli is one of my fave vegtables, so this soup just has to be delish! x

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  6. Yum!
    I just bought a hand blender, so I am definitely going to try this recipe out. Thanks much!
    xLauren

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  7. yumie!! Look delicious and Healthy! :)
    I want !
    kss!

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  8. That looks really good! I wonder if this would be a sneaky way to get my son to eat his veggies! LOL. I'll have to try this. Have a great weekend girl! <3

    toni

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  9. Looks absolutely delish, must try!

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  10. Looks absolutely delicious! Must make one day!

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  11. Looks so yum! I'd love to try this. Thank you for sharing ;) xo akiko
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  12. Looks delicious! :) I need to try the recipe! :) :)

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  13. wow this sounds great! I don't like broccoli but I like the sound of it pureed and mixed with other stuff. This is a great way for taking in healthy food. thanks for sharing!

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  14. YUM! That looks and sounds delishous, I'll be giving that a go sometime in the near future :) Thanks for sharing this

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  15. That seems delicious, I have to try it!

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  16. looks so delicious. love broccoli :D
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  17. My two favorites combined! Broccoli + soup.

    xoxo

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  19. This looks so yummy! What a great recipe! I would love to try and make it!

    Xx

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  20. looks delicious!

    Will defs be making this

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  22. Yummmm, never was really a fan of broc soup, but this looks easy and delicious! Hope you had a lovely weekend lady :)

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  23. The veggie lover in me wants to gobble this up, it looks so good! I might have to try this sometime!

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  24. This soup look amazing, I love broccoli cheese soup.

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  25. YUM!!!!!!!! I could use a bowl of this right now. xo

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