Winter is the time to enjoy warming soups.
As a member of the cruciferous vegetable family broccoli also contains compounds that impedes cancer and antioxidants to slow ageing.
This Recipe is Great For....
Fend off Winter colds and flu with this recipe containing the super power of broccoli, packed with folate, fibre, vitamins C and A, and calcium.
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 chopped brown onion
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 fennel bulb
- 1 sliced leek
- 2 heads of chopped broccoli (include heads & stem)
- 1 Litre of salt reduced chicken stock
In a large saucepan, fry onion, leek, garlic and fennel in olive oil until softened.Add broccoli and stock. Bring to the boil. Simmer 5-10 minutes until the broccoli is tender. Blend with a stick blender. Serve and enjoy with a dollop of Greek yoghurt & cracked black pepper.