Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup
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Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Soup
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Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 400ml Vegetable stock
  • 3 sticks of celery, chopped
  • ½ Lime finely grated zest - keep the juice
  • 300/400g broccoli, broken into florets
  • 100g Blue cheese + 50g for topping(if desired)
  • 75 ml Soya cream
  • 30g Pecans
Instructions
  1. Make the vegetable stock (Boiling water+ 1 Tablespoon of Veg bouillon powder)
  2. Using a dry frying pan, heat, add the fennel seeds and toast.
  3. Heat one tablespoon of coconut oil in a medium-sized pan
  4. Sauté the garlic, celery & spring onion until transparent (approx 3 mins)
  5. Add the toasted fennel seeds
  6. Then add 400ml of vegetable stock
  7. Chop the broccoli into large florets / chunks (including the stalk) Drop into the water
  8. Grate in lime zest and squeeze in the lime juice
  9. Leave to simmer for seven minutes.
  10. Add the Blue cheese and mix in for 1 minute
  11. Turn off the heat, then stir in the soya milk
  12. Transfer the contents of the pan to a blender.
  13. Add the pecan nuts, saving one or two back for decoration
  14. Blitz, and serve with the remaining crumbled blue cheese/ or pecan/ or both on top
  15. Enjoy!
Recipe by Sustarian Living at http://www.sustarianliving.com/brocoli-blue-cheese-soup/