Monday, July 30, 2007

Cream of Broccoli Soup


Ingredients:

4 cups broccoli florets
1 small potato, peeled, boiled & cubed
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp flour
2 Cups milk
Salt & pepper to taste

Method:
In a large vessel, bring water to a boil. Add the broccoli florets & let it cook for about 5 min till the florets are tender.
When this cools, blend/ puree the broccoli & the bolied potato.

In a separate pan, prepare a thin white sauce. Melt the butter, blend in the flour, salt & pepper. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly, and cook until the mixture begins to boil.

Add the broccoli-potato puree to this & heat to boiling, stirring constantly.Adjust the amount of milk depending upon the consistency desired.

Season to taste. Garnish with croutons & serve hot.

24 Burps:

Asha said...

I just adore Broccoli soup.Looks delicious with crunchy croutons.I have posted Broccoli and cheddar cheese soup too.Enjoy TBC!:)

TBC said...

Thanks, Asha!I too love it. It's so healthy!
You are always the first to comment :-).
I am off to check ur soup now.

bhags said...

Looks yummy...never tried anything like this with broccoli

TBC said...

Bhags, welcome!.
Thank you.
Do try it. It is pretty simple to make & tastes really good too:-)

Saju said...

I love brocholi soup. My favourite recipe is brocholi and blue cheese soup. Real comfort food!

Roopa said...

TBC i can't see the picture . will check back later!

Poonam said...

I have some broccoli at home. I should try this quick recipe.

Suganya said...

I am not a bog fan of broccoli in soups, but love yr foto!

Vcuisine said...

The soup is yummy TBC. Really tempting from the way you presented it. Will try sometime. Viji

SeeC said...

Creamy...crunchy ! Broccoli soup is new to me. Must try.
Thanks for the post.

Sharmi said...

that looks so comforting. what flour is it? I am bad at making soups and wanted to try this.

TBC said...

Saju,
Welcome to my blog. Hope to see you around here more often now!

Roopa,
I have tried to fix what I think was the problem.If you still have a problem viewing the pic, do let me know :-(

Poonam, welcome to my blog!It's nice to have you here!
Do try it and let me know.It really IS yummy!

Suganya,
It's your first time here! Thanks for visiting.
Thanks for the compliment but have you seen yours?????;-)

Viji, thank you. Do let me know how it turns out.

Seec, do give it a shot!

Sharmi, question answered on your blog :-)

Priyanka said...

TBC,
Thanks for dropping by and for your kind words... ou have a lovely blog here... why dont you post the recipes for the dishes/pics that you posted earlier? would love to try out some of those...:) cheers and keep it going..

Laavanya said...

I love broccoli soup and this looks really good.

SeeC said...

TBC, I have tagged you for a MeMe. Do play it if you are interested and if you have time.

Jyothi said...

Hi, first time at your blog. Nice blog with yummy recipes. Never heard about broccoli soup. Will try this.Thanks for sharing.

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Coffee said...

AH!! Beautiful blend of flavours!! Creamy and crunchy at the same time!

SeeC said...

TBC, I have tagged you for a Random MeMe. Do it if you have time and interest.

I have given a link to your blog from mine. Hope it is fine with you :)

Pravs said...

Soup looks thick and yummy. I will give this a try...since my little one likes soups.

TBC said...

Priyanka,
Thank you and a warm welcome to my blog!I will post the recipes when I get a chance/when I make them again.I started the blog initially just to take pics of the dishes I cooked, hence the first couple of posts only had pics.
But now, pics will be accompanied by recipes too!

Laavanya, thank you!

Seec,very soon, my friend!
I have no problem with you linking to my blog. Thanks!:-)

Jyothi, welcome!Thanks for stopping by.
Do try it & lemme know.

Coffee,
Welcome to my blog!Hope to see you here whenever you can.
Thanks for the kind words.

Pravs,
Do give it a shot!.It is very healthy & nutritious for the lil one:-)

Kajal said...

My elder sister love broccoli but I never taste it....looks yummy.:)

TBC said...

Kajal, do try it out. It is really healthy too!

Padma said...

broccoli soups looks comfy and great post...thanks!

TBC said...

You are welcome, Padma:-)

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