Fennel, coriander and broccoli soup

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Fennel, coriander and broccoli soup

Soup warms your heart and can be a lovely light way to support you and your body for breakfast, lunch or dinner. These simple ingredients for a Fennel Soup transform into a nurturing silky soup.

SERVES: 4 PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large fennel bulb
  • 1 large broccoli head
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves including stalks, save a few leaves to garnish
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 litre hot water

Method

  1. Place a large pan with olive oil on a medium heat then add the finely chopped onions, stir gently.
  2. As the onion starts to sweat add the chopped garlic.
  3. Occasionally stir the onion and garlic while you top and tail the fennel by removing the stalks.
  4. Keep an eye on the onion and garlic and once it starts to brown remove from the heat.
  5. Cut the fennel bulbs into large dice size pieces, (rough cubes approximately 2cm x 2cm).
  6. Once fennel is chopped add to the pan, stir and return to a low heat.
  7. Add extra oil if needed.
  8. Chop the broccoli, first slice and dice the stalk.
  9. Chop the head into mini florets and add to the onion, fennel and garlic mix.
  10. Adjust heat as needed to continue the frying process.
  11. Add the turmeric into the pan and continue with the heat.
  12. Roughly chop the bunch of coriander, stalks included and add to the pan.
  13. This whole process should take about 15 minutes and when you feel ready add the hot water.
  14. Making sure the heat is on low, gently simmer for 20 minutes.
  15. Let the pan and ingredients cool before blending.
  16. Blend until super smooth.

To Serve

  • Sprinkle with coriander leaves to garnish.

Inspiration

  • Can be served with fish or meat on top of the soup for more of a substantial meal

Dietary Requirements

Gluten free  |  Dairy free  |  Yeast free  |  Sugar free  |  Nut free  |  Egg free  |  Soy free

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    By Lee Green

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    Photography: Lee Green