Broccoli and Stilton Cheese Soup

Recipe by robd16
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 350
    g broccoli (one medium or large head)
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 1
    pint chicken stock or 1 pint vegetable stock
  • 100
    g stilton blue cheese
  • 14
    teaspoon salt (or to taste, remember the cheese and stock are already salty)
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper (a good grinding)
  • 3
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the stock into a large pan and bring to the boil.
  • Separate the stem of broccoli from the tender florets.
  • Chop as much of the stem as you can and boil for 2-3 minutes along with the onion before adding the florets.
  • Lower the heat to medium and cook for 8 minutes, put a lid on the pan but leave a gap.
  • Remove from the heat, remove the bay leaf, add the cheese and blend until smooth using a hand or jug blender.
  • Add the salt, pepper and lemon juice, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary and serve with a nice bit of bread.
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