Broccoli Soup with Croutes

Author: Canadian Living

Frozen broccoli saves you chopping and cooking time for this creamy soup. If you like, serve the cro? alongside for dipping.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 potato peeled and diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli
Croutes:
  • 4 baguette slices
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt

Method

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, potato, salt, pepper and thyme until onion is softened, about 4 minutes. Add stock and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until potato is tender, about 10 minutes.

Add broccoli; simmer until hot, about 5 minutes. In batches, transfer to blender and pur?until smooth. For velvety texture, press through sieve if desired.

Cro?: Meanwhile, brush baguette slices with oil; sprinkle with salt. Broil until golden.

Spoon yogurt onto each serving; top with cro?

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1294 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 152.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 19.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 73.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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