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Creamy Broccoli Soup


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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium white or yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable or beef broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 bunch broccoli, florets roughly chopped and stems peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Grated white cheddar cheese, for topping (optional)
  • Crusty, grainy bread, for dipping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook until soft and lightly golden, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add broth, water, broccoli, sweet potato and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup, or transfer to a blender and blend in batches. Season with more salt and pepper, if desired.
  5. Serve topped with grated cheese and slices of bread, if desired.