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Broccoli & Blue-cheese Soup

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 large potato, about 275g, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, plus extra to garnish
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves picked
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 450g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 strong vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper
  • 50g Stilton or other blue cheese, crumbled

Recipe Directions

1. Heat the oil in a large pan and gently fry the onion and potato for 10 minutes until softened. Add the chilli, thyme and garlic, and cook for 1 minute before adding the broccoli and stock. 2. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes until the vegetables are softened. Carefully blend the soup until completely smooth. Check the seasoning. 3. Divide among four warmed soup bowls and top with crumbled Stilton, a drizzle of oil and a sprinkle of chilli flakes. Serve with crusty bread.   EACH SERVING 830kJ, 10g protein, 9g fat (4g saturated), 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars), 6g fibre.    

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