Skip Nav
Food Video
This Pizza Pot Pie Is Like Personal-Size Deep Dish
Food Video
Curb Your Cereal Cravings With This Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Cheesecake
Food Video
Japanese Hotcakes Instantly Make Mornings Happier

White House Broccoli Soup Recipe

Soup's on With Michelle Obama's Broccoli

Michelle Obama's cookbook is slated to hit bookstores this week, so here's another taste of what you might find in the book: a simple, easy-to-throw-together broccoli soup. If you want to skip out on blanching the broccoli, you could easily precook the florets in the microwave for a few minutes. To puree the ingredients, use your blender or, for an even creamier texture, use a food mill.

While this White House soup didn't initially call for any toppings, I added a dollop of light sour cream and a drizzle of jalapeño olive oil to boost the soup's body and flavor. Serve this with a spring salad, French bread, and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc for a fresh and veggie-filled dinner. Get this simple recipe and read more.

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

Ingredients

  1. 1 large onion, diced
  2. 1 stalk celery, diced
  3. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 tablespoon butter
  5. 3 heads broccoli
  6. 6 cups chicken stock
  7. Salt and pepper to taste
  8. Cayenne pepper to taste
  9. 1/2 cup light sour cream (optional)
  10. 4 tablespoons jalapeño-infused olive oil (optional)

Directions

  1. Sauté the onion, celery, and garlic in butter until translucent.
  2. Trim the broccoli into one-inch pieces and blanch them in salty water.
  3. Add the broccoli to the vegetable mixture.
  4. Add the chicken stock. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes then pass the mixture through a strainer, food mill, or blender.
  6. Season soup to taste with salt, pepper, and cayenne. Top with sour cream and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve hot.

Serves four to six.

Love this recipe? Check out more recipes from Michelle Obama and the White House.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Michelle Obama's Casual Style
Obama and Family Values
Obama Family's New DC Home Construction
Author Veronica Chambers's Essay on Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama Shares Melania Trump Conversation
Michelle Obama's Floral Dress Leaving Hawaii January 2017
Pictures of Bo and Sunny Obama With the Family

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds