Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Broccoli and Almond Soup

Broccoli and Almond Soup
Ingredients
1 Broccoli cut into small pieces
1/4 cup  Almonds blanched
1 small Onion finely chopped
2 Garlic cloves minced
3 cups Vegetable Stock
1 cup Skimmed Milk
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/2 tbsp Butter

Method
In a large pot, add the butter, melt it. Add the onion and garlic and sauté it for a 2 minutes. Add the broccoli and cook for  5 minutes more. Add the stock and 1/2 cup skimmed milk, bring it to a boil. Lower the heat, and simmer until the broccoli  becomes  tender. Add the almonds leaving few for garnishing the soup. Puree the soup in a blender. Add salt and pepper. Add the remaining milk and simmer it for 2 minutes. Chop the remaining almonds and garnish it before serving the soup.