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  • Kim Tomassi

BROCCOLI & GINGER SOUP

Serves: 6

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Nutrition per serving:

Kcal – 179

Fat – 7g

Carbs – 20g

Protein – 8g


WHAT YOU NEED

  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil

  • 7 oz. (200g) leeks. chopped

  • 2 tbsp. ginger, chopped

  • 2 broccoli heads, florets

  • 1 large potato, peeled, chopped

  • 1 tsp. turmeric

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil

  • 6 cups (3 litres) stock

  • 6 tbsp. natural yogurt (or dairy free option)

  • 6 tsp. sunflower seeds

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook for around 5-6 minutes, until leeks are softened. Add in the ginger, broccoli florets, chopped potato, turmeric, salt, sesame oil and stock.

  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 mins until the vegetables are soft.

  • Blend until creamy and smooth with a hand blender, then season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  • Serve topped with yogurt and sunflower seeds.

  • The soup can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


KEY BENEFITS OF BROCCOLI

Other natural plant compounds in broccoli called carotenoids have health benefits, too. They can help lower your chances of getting heart disease and boost your immune system, your body's defense against germs.



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