Lad's Broccoli Soup
Also I make a broth using the stems of the broccoli,just simmer them in vegetable or chicken broth until tender,strain and use it for the liquid for the soup,then puree the stems for the soup.
The measurements are approximate,use your judgement,depending on how much broccoli you use.
How to Make Lad's Broccoli Soup
- Melt butter in a pot with olive oil. Add onion and cook until soft add garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Add broccoli,broth,crushed red pepper and pepper. Simmer 30 minutes,adding broth if needed. Puree until smooth,season with pepper,depending on your broth,you may not need salt. Add a pat of butter. Stir well.