Mildly spicy and creamy, a lovely cold weather lunch.
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Spiced broccoli soup is a delicious soup. Mildly spicy and creamy, a lovely cold weather lunch, filling, warming and tasty. It is exactly the same as the Spiced Parsnip Soup recipe on meal plan 4, except that I have swapped the parsnip for broccoli, and I sometimes use butter in place of the oil too. Whist enjoying the parsnip version, I thought that it would probably work for all kinds of different veg. So as I had a yellowing head of broccoli to use before it was unusable, broccoli was the first one I tried.

We serve the spiced parsnip soup on the meal plan with either herb bread or tomato scones. They would both go well with this version too

Originally posted in December 2018, this recipe was updated and repriced in July 2019

Spiced broccoli soup recipe

A Spiced broccoli soup recipe. Mildly spicy and creamy, a lovely cold weather lunch, filling, warming and tasty. An extremely cheap meal Click To Tweet

 

Spiced broccoli soup recipe

spiced broccoli soup recipe

Spiced Broccoli Soup. Delicious with tomato scone or herb bread

Mildly spicy and creamy, a lovely cold weather lunch.
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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Course: Lunch, Picnic, School Lunches
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes, easy, spicy, vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Other: Freezes Well
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 27p
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Thrifty Lesley
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Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 medium onion chopped, 100g, 1kg/£1, 10p
  • 1 garlic clove crushed, 20p/bulb, 5p
  • 1 head broccoli chopped, stalk as well, 65p
  • 200 g potato chopped, no need to peel, 2kg/£1, 10p
  • 150 ml milk £1.09/2.27 litres, 7p
  • 4 tblsp butter Brilliantly Buttery £1.44/kg, 9p
  • 1 tsp curry powder KTC hot madras, £1.75/400g heaped measure, 2p
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Sauté the onion, garlic, broccoli and potato in the oil until soft.
  • Add the curry powder and sizzle for a couple of minutes to bring out the flavour of the spices.
  • Add a litre of water and the salt.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the milk and whizz until smooth.
  • Taste.
    Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, and more curry powder if you like.
  • Add more water if you like a thinner soup
    Some chopped chives or parsley would be nice on top of this, or a swirl of something creamy.

Notes

Priced at Asda, December 2018
Total cost £1.08
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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Broccoli Soup. Delicious with tomato scone or herb bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 760mg33%
Potassium 776mg22%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1377IU28%
Vitamin C 144mg175%
Calcium 139mg14%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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