Hello everybody, it’s Jim, welcome to my recipe site. Today, I will show you a way to make a special dish, broccoli & asparagus soup. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious. These vegetables are known for their beneficial health effects. Broccoli is a green vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. italica) in the flowering plant family Brassicaceae (formerly Cruciferae), characterized by fleshy green flower heads arranged in a tree-like fashion on branches sprouting from a thick, edible stalk.
To get started with this particular recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have broccoli & asparagus soup using 17 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.
The ingredients needed to make Broccoli & Asparagus Soup:
- Get 1/3 rd a head of broccoli florets,
- Make ready The large stalk from a head of broccoli,
- Make ready 230 ml boiled water (filtered if possible),
- Get 10 spears of asparagus, very ends trimmed off,
- Prepare 200 ml milk or dairy free alternative, (I used almond milk),
- Make ready 1/2 Vegetable stock cube,
- Get 1 tbsp olive oil,
- Get 1/2 an onion chopped finely,
- Prepare Salt and white pepper to season
- Take To serve:
- Get 2 rashers crispy fried bacon (optional)
- Take 2 tbsp crème fraiche or fat free quark,
- Take 1 drizzle of extra virgin olive oil,
- Make ready Fresh parsley leaves,
- Get Salt and ground black pepper to season
- Make ready Equipment Needed:
- Make ready 1 hand blender / blender
Instructions to make Broccoli & Asparagus Soup:
- Add the vegetable stock to the boiling water and stir through to dissolve. Add to a saucepan over a high heat and then place in all of the broccoli stalks. Bring to a boil and cook for around 7 minutes. Next add in the florets and continue to boil.
- In a frying pan, add in the olive oil and once hot sear the asparagus and the chopped onion until it gets a bit of colour and the asparagus is slightly charred. Remove from the heat. Remove the asparagus, chop it up into smaller pieces and add it in with the broccoli. Set aside the onions for the time being.
- Boil the broccoli until the stalks are nice and soft and the water has reduced down by about half. Season well with salt and a pinch of white pepper to taste.
- Add the cooked onions in with the broccoli and asparagus. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
- Using a hand blender or regular blender, blend until nice and smooth and no large lumps remain. Add in half the milk and blend again until a smoother texture is achieved. Add the remaining milk, blend one final time until velvety smooth.
- For the garnish I like to fry up some bacon until crispy, then sprinkle on top with some crème fraiche or fat free quark, and a little drizzle of extra virgin olive oil then a few sprigs of fresh parsley leaves. Then a final grind of black pepper and salt to taste. Enjoy!
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