Broccoli, Lemon, and Parmesan Soup
Cooking time45 min
You might have seen a wide range of online soup recipes these days. This broccoli, lemon, and parmesan soup recipe teaches you how to create a healthy and tasty soup using broccoli, parmesan and lemon. If you use the exact quantity of ingredients advocated in this broccoli, lemon and parmesan soup recipe, you can serve the dish for 4 to 6 people. First of all, a large heavy pot of water should be brought to boil.
Broccoli must be added.
Boil for 5 minutes.
Then, the broccoli must be drained well.
Garlic and olive oil must be added to the pot.
The heat must be kept at a medium level.
After a minute or two, broccoli needs to be added. (It should be done when the garlic gets softened and turn golden.
The next step is to season with salt and pepper.
You must cover the pot.
The heat should be turned as low as you can.
Cook for 60 minutes
You must stop when the broccoli becomes soft enough that it yields when pressed with the back of a wooden spoon.
Now, you have to add the chicken stock.
Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
Then, the soup needs to be simmered for 5 minutes.
Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender.
In order to keep the lid tight, you can use a kitchen towel.
The next step is to stir the puree back into the pot.
Parmesan should be stirred in.
Lemon juice needs to be stirred to taste.
You have to taste and seasoning must be adjusted.
This dish can be served hot with crusty bread.
- Olive oil – 1/4 cup.
- Broccoli – 2 pounds. (You must trim it and cut into florets).
- Freshly ground pepper- to taste.
- Salt – to taste.
- Grated parmesan – 3/4 cup.
- Low sodium or homemade chicken stock – 4 cups.
- Fat garlic cloves – 2 nos. (They should be peeled and smashed).
- Lemon – 1 no.
- Crusty bread – For serving purposes.