Pureed Broccoli Soup

Sometimes you just need an easy recipe that tastes delicious and can be made in a jiffy.  This is the one.  It's made with just a few fresh ingredients and you'll swear it's loaded with cream and butter.  But it's not.  

Comfort Food
1 T extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 t chopped fresh thyme
8 c chopped fresh broccoli
2 c water
4 c chicken broth
sea salt and pepper to taste
Saute onion and celery in olive oil until soft.   Add garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant.  
Add water, broth and broccoli and summer until very soft.  
Puree in batches in blender until smooth.  
Add salt and pepper
Garnish with sliced radish, chopped green onion and a splash of the best olive oil you have.  
October 18, 2020 — Laurie Furber