Broccoli and Cheddar Soup Recipe

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Broccoli and Cheddar Soup
How to make Broccoli and Cheddar Soup
  • Chef: Arjun Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Arjun Gupta of The Piano Man, New Delhi cooks up a healthy, wholesome and filling broccoli soup with cheddar cheese. This recipe is a meal in itself!

Ingredients of Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

  • 200 Gram Fresh broccoli, chopped
  • 150 ml Vegetable stock
  • 30 gram Roux
  • 1/2 Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 20 gram Butter
  • A pinch of Nutmeg
  • A pinch of White pepper powder
  • A pinch of Salt
  • A pinch of Black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 50 gram Cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

  • 1.Cut some broccoli florets and blanch them. Be very carefully as they cook very quickly. Once done chop them up nice and fine.
  • 2.Roux can be made by mixing 1/2 butter and 1/2 maida. Mix it over low heat, let it cook for a while and when it turns golden it's done.
  • 3.Heat butter in a pan, sweat garlic & onion, and add chopped broccoli and saute.
  • 4.Season with salt, pepper & nutmeg powder. Saute and them take this mix out in a bowl.
  • 5.Chill in the refrigerator for a couple of minutes.
  • 6.In the meanwhile prepare the base.
  • 7.The rule with stock and roux is that you mix them when either they are both cold or hot.
  • 8.So we mix the roux and some of the stock both at room temperature into a paste.
  • 9.Add the remaining stock to a pan. Bring it to a boil and them lower the heat and let it simmer.
  • 10.Add the roux mix to it. Now while it simmers puree half of the broccoli mix and mix with the other half.
  • 11.Add cheddar cheese and simmer.
  • 12.Add the puree and fine broccoli mix.
  • 13.Now add the cream. Mix well and remove from heat immediately.
  • 14.Garnish with some cheese.
Key Ingredients: Fresh broccoli, Vegetable stock, Roux, Onion, Garlic, Butter, Nutmeg, White pepper powder, Salt, Black pepper, Cream, Cheddar cheese