Mum’s Broccoli and Potato Soup

Like this, but soup

Proper winter warmer and so easy.
 
My Mum may be like yours, everything she touches turns tasty.  This soup is an ace in Mum’s repertoire and makes me feel at home wherever I eat it.
 
Makes a nice big pan full.
 
 The Bits
2 onions, chopped, 5 cups vegetable stock (homemade if you’re Mum), 6 potatoes, 2 lge broccoli heads, 1 garlic clove pressed, 2 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, salt & pepper to taste
 
Do It
Combine onions, vegetable broth, potatoes, and broccoli in a large pot.
Cook until vegetables are tender.
Puree mixture until creamy.
Return to pot add lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
 
Serve
Particularly good with Avocado slices on top or grated cheese if you fancy.
 
We Love It
Because as Jane’s Dad would put it, ‘this is good fuel kid.’
 
Foodie Fact
Broccoli can help to maintain healthy bones, it is rich in indoles and sulforaphane compounds which have Cancer fighting properties.
Abundant in Fibre, Folate, Vitamin- C Vitamin- K. Calcuim, Coenzyme, Q10, Carotenoid and under a microscope looks like a magic green fractal kaleidoscope.
 

A snap of Mum on Christmas morning. Thanks MumX

 
Categories: gluten-free, Lunch, Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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3 thoughts on “Mum’s Broccoli and Potato Soup

  1. mmm… this sounds tasting and heartwarming. 🙂 I’m not in a cold temperature climate right now, nor do I have a kitchen, but I will eventually. 🙂 What a great blog and resource Lee – thanks for sharing!

    • You are right, its freezing here. Ive a hot water bottle shoved up my jumper! When you get a little kitchen, I imagine a cascade of tasty morsels pouring out. Let me know how the cascading goes good friend (all the thai bits)! Peace and Light.

  2. Saved this in my bookmarks… In fact I can see my bookmark recipe page filling rapidly 🙂

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