Food & Craft

Broccoli & Stilton Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 medium or one large onion
  • 1 potato
  • 1lb broccoli
  • 1.5 oz butter
  • 1 pint chicken stock
  • 0.5 pints milk
  • Splash of single cream
  • 6 oz Stilton

Broccoli is a wonder food - it's said to contain all sorts of good stuff for reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease and peptic ulcers. But let's face it, it's not the most appetising vegetable served plain, and you can't eat much of it at a sitting. The solution? Combine it with a high-fat, artery-clogging, heart-disease inducing cheese!

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Serves: 4

Instructions

  1. Chop the onion and soften in the butter for a few minutes.

  2. Add the potato (peeled and diced) and broccoli (just the florets, discard the stems and leaves) and cook for a few minutes.

  3. Add the stock, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  4. Leave to cool for 15 minutes then whizz up in a food processor or with a wandy thing like we've got.

  5. Add the stilton, milk and cream and heat gently stirring often until the stilton has melted and the soup is hot.

Serve with fresh bread or rolls and butter, and season with plenty of black pepper.

Comments

Lorna

Tuesday 8 November, 2011 at 7:23pm

I love your recipes and have you bookmarked :0) I've also been sharing you with friends, so hopefully more people can realise how simple cooking can be and how wonderful things taste when you've made them yourself x

paula keith

Sunday 8 September, 2013 at 3:02pm

The Brocco;i and Stilton Soup is beautiful and so easy. Thankyou.

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