Broccoli and almond soup is one of simple and healthy soup recipes. Almonds are toasted to bring out its complete flavor and to add crunch too.
Besides being a protein-filled nut, it is also considered brain-friendly – hence, you can build your body as well as nourish your brain with this tasty soup.
This winter, soak in rich almonds of a healthy, green broccoli soup.
2 cups broccoli florets
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/ cup finely chopped celery
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 tsp corn flour dissolved in 1 cup milk
3 cups almond milk
3 tbsp almond slivers, toasted
Salt and paper as taste
Combine the broccoli stalks with 2½ cups of almond milk in a deep non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
Add chopped broccoli, celery, almonds and Continue to cook for a further 6-8 minutes. Add a little salt and cook till the broccoli is soft. Puree the mixture coarsely. Transfer to a pan and bring to boil.
Add the corn flour and milk mixture, salt, pepper. Mix well and simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes or till it thickens, while stirring continuously.
Serve, spoon the soup into bowls or mugs and top with the remaining toasted almonds and/or a little partly whipped double cream.
It is rich in taste but wondrously low in calories, and so good for you! For the almond milk, I use the Almond Breeze brand, and the butter substitute is Smart Balance.