Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe

Introduction

Broccoli potato soup is a delicious and nutritious soup that can be made easily at home. It is one of the best ways to use up leftover potatoes and broccoli. Try this hearty and healthy recipe at home, and you won’t be disappointed!

Broccoli potato soup by Joey Doll is licensed under (CC BY 2.0)

Quick Highlights:

Main ingredients – Potatoes, broccoli, onion, garlic, milk

Time – 30 to 35 minutes {Preparation time – 10 mins, cooking time – 25 mins}

Serving – 4

Nutrients – Rich in fibre, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, and folate.

Preparation of the ingredients

1.  Peel and chop the potatoes

2.  Finely chop broccoli, onion and garlic cloves

Ingredients

IngredientsQuantity
1. Broccoli2 cups (chopped)
2. Potatoes2 (medium, peeled and chopped)
3. Onion1 (small, chopped)
4. Garlic2 cloves (minced)
5. Vegetable broth4 cups
6. MilkHalf cup
7. Olive oilOne tablespoon
8. SaltAdd to taste
9. PepperAdd to taste

Preparing the soup

1.  Heat the olive oil and then dry heat the chopped onion and garlic until they are fragrant.

2.  Now, the chopped potatoes and broccoli must be added to the pot and mix well.

3.  Pour in the vegetable broth and wait till it boils. For 20 to 25 minutes, simmer the soup after lowering the heat.

4.  Blend the soup until smooth.

5.  Add the milk and mix well. Sprinkle pepper and salt to taste when seasoning.

6.  Serve hot with some crusty bread or crackers.

Variations on the recipe

1.  Dried thyme and parsley can be added for improved taste.

2.  Cheese is an additional topping option to get a creamy texture and for an added taste.

3.  Paprika and chilli flakes can also be used to season the soup.

Nutritional Information:

One serving (1 cup) of broccoli potato soup made according to this recipe contains approximately:

1.      Calories: 146 kcal

2.      Fat: 4g

3.      Carbohydrates: 24g

4.      Fiber: 4g

5.      Protein: 5g

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