Broccoli Almond Soup

By Nmami Agarwal     23-May 2018

Broccoli Almond Soup

Almonds and potatoes make a surprisingly dairy free creaminess in this delicious green soup. You can freeze this soup as well, so make a batch in
advance and place single servings portions in the freezer for a quick anytime meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  •  1 clove of garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium potato (diced)
  • 6 cups broccoli
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  •  ½ cup toasted almonds

Method:
1. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic, sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add potato and sauté it well for about 2 minutes until softened slightly. Add broccoli and broth. Bring it to a boil and cook for 5 minutes so that the vegetables become tender.

2. Allow mixture to cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth. Add almonds few more times until fully incorporated. Return mixture to pan and reheat for 5 to 8 minutes, don’t boil it again. Serve Hot

Calories: 210

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Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Recipe Alert
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Beets have a lovely colour, taste and texture. But beets aren’t supposed to be smoked like eggplant. You need to boil them up before smoking, else they’re going to take forever in preparation. Here is our quick and easy guide for best smoked beets recipe

Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

Next, light your charcoal or barbecue fire

Take a large piece of foil and lay the beets in them. Brush a little olive oil and top with thyme and lemon zest.

Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

Over to you

Beetroot is a wonder vegetable with goodness of many nutrients. Smokey beets give the dish a distinctive taste along with the flavourful thyme herb. Do try it out!
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