Broccoli Soup with Labne, Basil and Lemon Zest

Serves:
4
Recipe provided by: New Idea
Rating:
With less than 4g of fat, this soup is a healthy lunch time winner!

Ingredients

1 tblsp olive oil
1 onion, roughly chopped
4 cloves garlic, peeled
2 large heads of broccoli, stems finely chopped, tops reserved
1L organic chicken stock
1 can (400g) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
Pepper to taste
100g labne
Zest and juice of 2 lemons
1 bunch fresh basil
Extra virgin olive oil, to serve

Method

1 Heat oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat and cook onion and garlic until soft.

2 Add broccoli stems and chicken stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes or until stems are tender.

3 Add finely chopped broccoli tops and cannellini beans, pour into a blender in batches and blend until smooth. Season with pepper.

4 Serve soup in bowls with labne, lemon juice and zest, torn basil leaves and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL INFO

Quantity per serving
ENERGY 837kJ
PROTEIN 18.1g
FAT – TOTAL 3.4g
SATURATED FAT 1.1kg
CARBOHYDRATES 16.1g
SUGARS 5.4g
SODIUM 1320mg

Source:
New Idea
Author:
Stylist:
Caroline Marson
Photographer:
Andre Martin

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