Bake walked in the kitchen as I was finishing up the soup and asked if there was Pancetta in it? No.
Cheese? No. Sour cream? NO. I am not sure he grasp the concept. But, he did enjoy the soup.
|Light Broccoli Soup|
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon butter
1 carrot, diced
1 onion, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
8 cups of broccoli florets
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
2 cups water
juice of 1 lemon
Heat olive oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat.
Add carrot, onion and celery and saute until onions are soft, about 6-8 minutes.
Add broccoli and stir. Season with sea salt and pepper. Add stock and water and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer until broccoli is tender.
Add lemon juice and puree soup in blender (in batches) until smooth.
Reheat and serve.