Broccoli and Basil Soup: spoonful of spring fever

There is a trend called happy food. So it’s about food that lifts the mood and creates a good mood. And, it doesn’t have to be the chickpeas are used. Rather, it is about the color of the food being prepared. And the color green represents energy. Broccoli basil soup gives you energy and vitamins that keep you fit – physically and mentally.

Broccoli and basil soup doesn’t drain your energy either, because it’s so quick to prepare. So you don’t have to exert yourself physically. Hot salt water and a hand blender do most of the work. You can also replace the latter with a food processor. Afterwards, clothes and the kitchen floor remain reliably clean. We love broccoli and have tons of recipes using the healthy vegetable. Check it out here:


Surprise: broccoli can also be eaten raw. Toss it into a raw vegetable salad, for example, and it will thank you with lots of flavor and valuable nutrients. Do you have more questions? In our cooking school we will introduce you to other foods and how to prepare them. There, among other things, we present the TOP 3 varieties of basil and explain what they are used for. And now enjoy the broccoli and basil soup.

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Top view, at an angle: Two clay bowls with broccoli and basil soup sit on a dark wooden table.  Nearby are broccoli florets and salt crystals.  Next to it is a glass jar with oil and a jug with a white liquid.


Green fitness maker: broccoli and basil soup


For greater wellness: broccoli and basil soup

the preparation

  1. Heat the vegetable broth. Wash the broccoli, remove the damaged areas and cut off the bottom end of the stem. Break into small florets and split the stem. Wash the basil, shake dry and set aside a few leaves for garnish. Roughly chop the rest of the leaves. Peel and finely chop the shallots and garlic.

  2. In a saucepan, sauté shallots and garlic in oil until translucent. They should not turn brown. Add the broccoli and stir briefly. Then pour in the hot vegetable stock and add the basil. Cook broccoli until tender. This takes about 15 minutes. Puree the mixture, add the crème fraîche and serve the soup with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour into pretty plates or bowls, garnish with basil leaves and serve. Then enjoy with a spoon!

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