CREAM OF BROCCOLI SOUP - A creamy, savoury treat!
3 cups (750 ml)blanched, coursely cut broccoli
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 - 4 Tbsp.(50 - 75 ml) butter or margerine
3 - 4 Tbsp.(50 - 75ml) flour
4 cups (1 litre) chicken broth
1 cup (250 ml) heavy cream
In a heavy saucepan, melt the butter. Add the broccoli and onions, cooking until onions are soft. Stir in flour, blending well, add chicken broth. Simmer ten minutes, then remove from heat, and blend in a blender (or use a hand blender) until smooth. Slowly add the cream. Enjoy with fresh crusty buns!
Makes 6 servings.