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Creamy Broccoli Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Ciulla
Added: Sunday, December 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lg onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 lbs broccoli, stems and crowns, roughly chopped
1/4 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper
5 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Small blanched broccoli florets for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil over medium heat in a large nonstick saucepan. Add onion and garlic, reduce heat to low, and cook until softened, about 7 minutes. Add broccoli, salt, and a pinch of pepper; stir well to coat. Add broth and lemon juice; bring to a simmer. Partially cover, reduce heat to low, and
simmer gently until broccoli is very tender, about 25 minutes.
Transfer soup to a blender and purée, in batches if necessary, or use a hand blender. Serve hot, garnished with a small broccoli floret, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10

 

 

 

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