A vegan take on this classic soup, ideal for a festive menu as a starter or as a hearty lunch served with some fresh toasted bread if desired.

brocolli and blue cheese soup

Level: easy

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 30 mins

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • ¼ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 50g vegan blue cheese, chunks plus further 20g finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Method:

  • Lightly fry onion and garlic in a large pan
  • Add broccoli and vegetable stock, boil until tender – about 15 minutes
  • Add in 50g cheese and stir in well until cheese dissolves into soup
  • At this point, you can transfer the soup to a blender to smooth the soup, or continue to stir to break down the broccoli
  • Serve piping hot