Quick broccoli soup

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1-2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
750ml vegetable stock
500g frozen essential Waitrose Broccoli Florets
500ml semi-skimmed milk
100g Waitrose Creamy Blue Long Clawson Mature Stilton
Waitrose Walnut Bread and half-fat crème fraîche to serve


1. Place the potatoes in a medium pan with the vegetable stock. Bring to a simmer, then cook gently until the potato is soft.

2. Add the broccoli and the milk. Return to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes. Crumble in the Stilton (or any leftover blue cheese), then heat gently until the cheese has melted. Cool slightly.

3. Blitz the soup with a hand blender or in a liquidiser until smooth and creamy.

4. Season to taste, reheat and serve hot with a chunk of Waitrose Walnut Bread, a swirl of half-fat crème fraîche and lots of black pepper.