Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Ridiculously simple broccoli (or broccoli stalk) soup

Not sure what to do with your broccoli stems? Try this recipe - it's incredibly easy, and delicious!
  • Broccoli (florets and/or stems)
  • Salt & pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic (optional)
  • Carrots (optional)
  • Goat cheese (optional)
  • Toasted almonds or walnuts (optional)
Sautee chopped garlic and olive oil in a soup pot. Add water to pot, bring to boil, season w/salt and pepper. Add broccoli stalks and carrots. Cook until tender. Blend. Season again. Enjoy!

Gordon Ramsey's version uses florets, goat cheese and walnuts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mvc8Au4YO60