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Broccoli and Lemon Soup

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I suppose this is more of a spring summer dish as I originally made it from young tender broccoli earlier this year. But I love it all year round


Serves: serves 6

For the Soup

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • ½ kilogram trimmed and chopped broccoli (use stalk)
  • ¾ litre chicken broth (or vegetable)
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 grinding nutmeg
  • 1 lemon zest

For the Garnish

  • 6 teaspoons creme fraiche
  • 2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds


Broccoli and Lemon Soup is a community recipe submitted by Twinks and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oil in large sauce pan and cook the onions until they are soft and beginning to change colour
  • Add the garlic and broccoli and mix them into the onions Then pour in the stock season with salt, pepper and a grating of nutmeg Bring to a simmer.
  • Half cover the pan and cook until the thickest piece of broccoli is tender Let it cool a little liquidise with the lemon zest
  • Pour back into the pan and taste adjust the seasoning
  • Gently reheat and serve in bowls topped with a spoonful of creme fraiche and the toasted almonds
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