Brussel Sprout and Cheese Soup

Serving size: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Ingredients:

400g Brussels sprouts – cooked
1 medium onion – finely chopped
2 small potatoes – finely chopped
A teaspoon of fresh thyme leaves
200g chestnut puree
600ml good veg stock
A little Stilton to serve


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December 2013

Over the years I’ve grown to love sprouts, but we all know they’re not everyone’s cup of tea. This soup is a fabulous way to use up the piles of cooked ones you got a little carried away with, and is a firm family favourite.

METHOD
In a large pan sauté the onions in a little butter and olive oil until soft. Then add the potatoes, stir, place the lid on and let them sweat for 5 minutes. Add the sprouts, stir in the fresh herbs then pour in the stock and add the chestnut puree.

Let it simmer gently for 15 minutes before whizzing with a hand blender until completely smooth – add a little crumbled Stilton to serve.



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