Great winter warmer!


  • 1 large bunch of broccoli

  • 3 stalks celery

  • 1 large onion

  • 1 potato

  • 2 cups chicken stock (or veggie stock if you are making for a vegetarian dish)

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 ts thyme

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 Tb parsley

  • 1 ts dill

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 Tb plain flour

  • 2 Tb butter

  • .5 ts salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Chop all the vegetables except the garlic. Add to the chicken stock in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the spices and garlic. Simmer for 30 mins.

  • 2.

    Melt butter in another small saucepan and add flour. Whisk in the milk gradually and heat until thickened. Add this to the cooked vegetable mix and season with salt and pepper. Continue to simmer for a further 30 mins or until the mixture thickens.

  • 3.

    You can serve the soup straight away or blend for a smoother finish.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 274kj
  • Fat Total 10g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Sodium 582mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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For added flavour you can add bacon or extra creaminess, change 1 cup of milk to .5 Milk and .5 cream or sour cream.

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