• Amy Rush APD CDE

Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup Done Your Way

This delicious soup is packed full of veggies and can be simple or decadent: you choose! 

Serves 4 – one serve equals approximately 2 cups soup



Basic recipe ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

6 cloves garlic, chopped

1 small brown onion, diced

5 cups broccoli florets

3 cups cauliflower florets

3.5 cups vegetable stock

1 bay leaf 

2 tbsp Dijon mustard 

2 tsp dried thyme

Salt and pepper to taste


Optional ingredients

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

OR

⅔ cup thickened cream 


Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, non-stick pan. Add the garlic and onion and cook until fragrant.

  2. Add the broccoli and cauliflower and mix well.

  3. Add the stock, bay leaf, mustard and thyme. Season to taste. 

  4. Simmer for 20 minutes, until vegetables soften.

  5. Basic recipe: Turn off heat and use a hand blender to blend to a smooth consistency.

  6. Adding cheese: Turn off heat and add the cheese. Mix and let it sit for a few minutes to let the cheese melt slightly. Use a hand blender to blend to a smooth consistency.

  7. Adding cream: Turn off heat and add the cream. Use a hand blender to blend to a smooth consistency.

Nutrition information per serve (serves 4) - One serving equals approximately 2 cups soup

Basic Soup

Kilojoules – 648kj

Protein – 13.4 grams

Fat – 5.8 grams

Saturated fat – 0.7 grams

Carbohydrate – 5.5 grams

Fibre 12.9 grams


With cheese

Kilojoules – 1179kj

Protein – 21.7 grams

Fat – 16.4 grams

Saturated fat – 7.4 grams

Carbohydrate – 5.5 grams

Fibre – 12.9 grams 


With cream

Kilojoules – 1225kj

Protein – 14.4 grams

Fat – 20.4 grams

Saturated fat – 10.3 grams

Carbohydrate – 6.8 grams

Fibre – 12.9 grams

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