Broccoli soup

Recipe from: 3/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 12
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 60
    g
    butter
  • 1
    head of broccoli, broken into florets
  • 2
    onions, chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic
  • 45
    ml
    flour
  • 1
    Litres
    chicken stock
  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • nutmeg to taste
  • pepper
  • 250
    ml
    cream
  • 45
    ml
    sherry
  • 50
    ml
    cream, lightly whipped to garnish
 

Method

 
1. Melt butter in a pan, stir in the broccoli, chopped onions and crushed garlic and sauté over low heat for ten minutes. 2. Stir in the flour and cook for about 1 minute. Add chicken stock and milk with nutmeg and pepper, stir well and bring to the boil. Then simmer for 20 minutes until vegetables are tender. 3. Purée in liquidiser. Add cream and sherry and warm through. 4. Ladle into soup plates and drizzle in cream in a spiral. Draw a toothpick through the lines of cream to fan. 5. Can be served hot or cold. Serves 6.
 

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