Broccoli soup with smoked mozzarella toast

Recipe from: 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 30
    ml
    butter
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    leek
  • 400
    g
    broccoli
  • 1
    Litres
    vegetable stock
  • 125
    ml
    cream
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 6
    blobs of butter
  • grated nutmeg, to serve
 

Method

 
Melt the butter in a large pan.
Add the onion, leek and broccoli.
Cook until softened, then add the stock.
Allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
Place in a blender and whiz until creamy.
When ready to eat, gently heat with the cream and season.
Serve with a blob of butter, a sprinkling of nutmeg and a piece of cheese toast.

Cook's note:
To make smoked mozzarella toast, toast halves of baguettes and top with thickish slices of smoked mozzarella cheese.
Place under a hot grill until melted and bubbling.
Serve immediately with steaming bowls of soup.

 

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