Tuesday, October 7, 2008

No Cream Creamy Broccoli Soup

1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped onions
3 Tbsp oil
800 ml vegetable broth
1/2 tsp pepper
4-1/2 cup broccoli florets
1-1/2 cup brown rice cooked
2 cups milk or milk alternative
1/4 cup whatever cheese you can have

  • Cook and stir carrots, celery and onions in hot oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat 5 minutes. Add broth and pepper; stir. Bring to boil.
  • Stir in broccoli and rice. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add soup, in batches, to blender or food processor; cover. Blend until pureed. Return soup puree to saucepan. Add milk and cheese; cook until heated through, stirring occassionally.