Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

A perfect lunch dish with some crusty bread and butter. Also good for using up the Stilton after Christmas.

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

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  • Yield: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 25g butter
  • 1 onion
  • 1 leek
  • 1 medium potato
  • 1l chicken or vegetable stock
  • about 300g broccoli
  • 150g Stilton or other blue cheese
  • pepper and salt

Directions:

  1. Begin by preparing everything. Finely chop the leek and onion and peel and dice the potato. Remove the hard stalks from the broccoli and break up the florets.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan and then add the onions. Cook on a medium heat until soft, not browned.
  3. Add the leek and potato, stir and allow to sweat for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour in the hot stock along with any chunky broccoli stalks and cook for about 15 minutes until all the veg are soft.
  5. Add the florets for 5 minutes then crumble in the cheese and stir until melted. Season, blitz until smooth then serve. You can garnish with a little cheese.

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