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How to make Broccoli and Stilton Cheese Soup

Updated on February 23, 2013
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Warm and Filling

Broccoli and Stilton Soup is a warm and filling soup, when served with hot bread it becomes a nutritious lunch in the winter or simply to warm the children when they come in from school or college.

Freshly cut Broccoli
Freshly cut Broccoli | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves 6


  • 2 large Broccoli, Fresh
  • 2 Vegetable stock cubes
  • 2oz - 4oz Strong stilton cheese, add to taste
  • salt and pepper, add to taste
Soup in a blender
Soup in a blender | Source
  1. Prepare the Broccoli by cutting off any external leaves and by giving it a good wash in cold water. The stalks can be kept in it does not matter how thick they are as this recipe uses the whole head.
  2. Chop the broccoli into florets and then chop the stem into 2 inch thick chunks- it only needs rough chopping.
  3. Prepare 2 pints of vegetable stock according to the manufacturers instructions.
  4. Using a large heavy bottomed sacuepan which has a tight fitting lid- pour the stock into the saucepan.
  5. Add the Broccoli and simmer for about twenty minutes or until tender.
  6. Once the Broccoli is cooked put it through a blender . I usually do this in two goes,rather than fill the blender right to the top. If you do not have a blender you can "mash" the broccoli through a sieve, but it is quite hard work.
  7. Return the soup to the saucepan and stir to make sure that it an ebven thickness.
  8. Chop the stilton up into small peices and add to the soup.
  9. Once the Stiton cheese has melted thoroughly; stir the soup and serve with hot fresh bread and butter.
Chopped Stilton Cheese
Chopped Stilton Cheese | Source

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