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CREAMY BROCCOLI SOUP

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANCHOR nEW ZEALAND
Directions

Cut the stalks off the broccoli and slice them thinly. Cut the tops into florets. 


Melt the butter in a 3-litre saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring often for 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and nutmeg and cook for a further 2 minutes.

Add the broccoli stalks, florets, peas, stock, and 400ml water. Bring to the boil and cook for 15 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.


Using a stick blender, blend on low speed until smooth. Stir in the cream, heat through over medium heat and you’re ready to serve.


Serve the soup piping hot and garnished with chives and Parmesan shavings and with some delicious garlic bread on the side.  

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Serving size: 80 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  112 kJ 140 kJ
Protein 3.0 g 3.8 g
Fat, total 0.4 g 0.5 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.04 g
Carbohydrate 1.4 g 1.8 g
– sugars 1.4 g 1.8 g
Dietary Fibre 2.7 g 3.4 g
Sodium 5.6 mg 7 mg
Vitamin C (mg)
Riboflavin (mg)
Vitamin B6 (mg)
Folate (µg)
Niacin (mg)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

timer Total time 40 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 10 mins timer Cook time 30 mins people Serving 4-6 people info_outline Difficulty Easy
Ingredients
  • 2 large heads broccoli
  • 15g Anchor butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • pinch grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup (250g) Frozen peas
  • 900ml vegetable stock
  • 150ml Anchor cream

To serve (optional)

  • chopped chives
  • shaved Parmesan
  • garlic bread
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