Broccoli broth

Posted on September 10, 2009. Filed under: pasta, Starter | Tags: , , |

Full of flavour and colour, this broccoli soup is best to build up your immunity with its high vitamin C content.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 12 mins.

Serves 4.

1 cup broccoli, cut into small florets
½ cup onions, thinly sliced
1 large clove garlic, chopped
½ cup carrots, thinly sliced
2 tbsp chopped celery
1 tbsp alphabet pasta or stellini (or any small pasta)
1 tsp oil or olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions, garlic, carrots and celery and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
2. Add the broccoli, pasta, salt and 2½ cups of hot water and simmer till the pasta is cooked (approx. 5 to 7 minutes).
3. Add the pepper and mix well.
4. Serve hot.

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