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Offline LeahS

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brilliant broccoli soup
« on: May 11, 2008, 09:05:30 PM »
hi everyone,
just served this soup to 300 kids at a "spring into health" fair. it was a hit, and easy to make. we served it with homemade croutons, but its also great on its own.
hope you enjoy...leah s

Brilliant Broccoli Soup

Ingredients
1.5 lbs fresh broccoli chopped
1 yellow onion
6 cloves garlic, chopped
3 small red potatoes, chopped
˝ can white beans, rinsed
2 tbsp. Olive oil
1 Tsp. Thyme, oregano, or other herbs
salt and pepper to taste
8 cups water
2 Tbs nutritional yeast
 
 
Directions
Sauté onions in olive oil on low to medium heat in soup pot for 10-15 minutes. Add garlic and potatoes and continue to sauté for 10 minutes. Add beans, herbs, salt and pepper, and sauté for 5 more minutes. Add 8 cups of warm water and bring soup to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add broccoli and continue to simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in nutritional yeast.
Finally, blend soup in batches in a blender or in pot with a wand blender. Serve, share and enjoy.
* May substitute broth for water if desired