Yes, broccoli can make you smarter! Eating healthy is a great way to improve cognitive function. Make sure your kids know this!
This lightened up version of broccoli soup is perfect for B week, and even better on a cold winter day!
Broccoli Soup Recipe
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, pressed or chopped.
Cook onion and garlic in the butter for 3-4 minutes. Then add
- 2 TBL flour
Mix flour into butter and veggies until a rue begins to form. Then add:
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/4 tsp. thyme
- 2 or 2 1/2 cups milk (added very slowly, stirring until thickened each time.)
- Salt (to taste)
- 4 cups chopped broccoli.
Add broccoli and simmer the soup for 10 minutes, or until broccoli is tender.
We topped our soup with homemade croutons! This time we sprinkled Thyme on the bread and it went so well with the flavors in the broccoli soup!