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Sweet Stem Broccoli Soup with Smoked Macadamia Crumb

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr

This is a flavoursome take on brocolli soup. The smoky macadamia crumb and cheesy toast lift it into another dimension.

Sweet Stem Broccoli Soup with Smoked Macadamia Crumb Recipe

 2 bags sweet stem broccoli
 ½ onion, chopped into quarters
 1 celery stalk, chopped into thirds
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 tsp butter
 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
 1 l chicken stock
 1 ½ cups trim milk
 ½ cup tasty cheese
For the smoked macadamia crumb:
 1 cup natural macadamia nuts, roughly chopped
 2 tsp smoked paprika
 2 tsp manuka and wildflower honey
 ½ tsp salt
Serve with:
 6 slices Pumpkin seed & chia toast
 1 cup tasty cheese

Heat the oven to 190C and line a flat baking tray.


Lay the sweet stem broccoli, onion and celery out on the baking tray, drizzle with olive oil, a few dollops of butter and sprinkle with lashings of salt and pepper. Roast for 15 minutes until tender and golden.


Bring chicken stock and milk to boil in a heavy based saucepan. Add the potato and cook until tender.


Add the roasted sweet stem broccoli, onion, celery and cheese to the pot. Blitz with a hand blender until smooth.


In a fry pan over a high heat, toast the macadamia nuts and smoked paprika until fragrant and golden. Add the salt and honey and fry until caramelised. Pour out onto baking paper and let cool.


Line a flat baking tray and place the slices of bread side by side. Sprinkle with cheese and pop in the oven on high to grill for 5 minutes until golden and crispy!


Serve the soup with a sprinkling of macadamia crumb and a side of cheesy hot bread.

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