Broccoli is just a storehouse of vitamins, trace elements and fiber necessary to maintain the health of the body and youthful skin. Therefore, it must be present in the diet of adults and children. Unfortunately, many people do not like broccoli. But you will change your mind if you cook pureed broccoli soup according to this recipe!
In addition to the vegetables indicated in the recipe, you can additionally take zucchini or pumpkin.
Nutritionists recommend including broccoli soup in your diet at least twice a week.
Broccoli has a natural bitterness, which is why milk or cream is often added to the soup. They neutralize the bitter taste.
When choosing broccoli in the store, pay attention to the color and integrity of each floret. The surface should be free of stains, damage, mold.
To get rid of insects and debris, soak the broccoli in water. Sprinkle salt and leave for 30 minutes, then drain and rinse with clean water.
The head itself does not have to be thrown away. It can be finely chopped and also boiled together with inflorescences. This part of the vegetable is completely edible and doesn't taste too different.
It goes well with broccoli soup with any fresh herbs and hard cheese. It can be crushed, added to the pan and stirred until dissolved. And you can portion it directly into the plates before serving. The main thing is to choose those cheeses that melt easily.