Make this Blue Cheese Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe using basic kitchen staples and fresh produce to create a delicious, warming winter soup.
This Blue Cheese Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe will make a savory and satisfying winter soup.
Blue Cheese Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe
1 large onion, diced
1 leek, cut into thin rings
3 large cloves garlic, minced
5 tbsp butter or olive oil
2 to 3 medium potatoes, grated
1 carrot, grated
1 green pepper, seeded and diced
1 large head broccoli, chopped
4 cups vegetable or chicken stock
5 ounces blue cheese, crumbled (milder cheeses can be substituted)
1 cup half-and-half or cream
1 cup milk (all dairy can be replaced with soy milk)
1/3 cup dry sherry
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley, minced
1. In a large pot, sauté onion, leek and garlic in butter or oil until soft, about 5 minutes.
2. Add potato, carrot, green pepper and broccoli. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes, then add stock. Simmer until all ingredients are soft.
3. Purée soup in a food processor or blender.
4. Heat purée over medium heat, stirring in cheese, cream and milk. Simmer a couple minutes, then add sherry. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley. Serves 6.
Read more about cold weather soup recipes: Warming Winter Soups.