Broccoli pear soup

Broccoli pear soup

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A lovely light creamy soup. Broccoli is rich in glucosinolates, which helps support liver detoxification, while the pear provides plenty of additional fibre for digestive health.

Serves 4


  • 600ml vegetable stock
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stick of celery, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 small potato, chopped
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1tbsp tamari
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 400g fresh broccoli, cut into small pieces
  • 2 ripe pears, cored, peeled and chopped


  • Place the stock, onion, celery, garlic, potato, lemon juice and tamari in a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
  • Add the broccoli and simmer for three to four minutes until the broccoli is just tender.
  • Process the soup with the pears in a blender to create a thick, smooth soup. Season to taste. Spoon into bowls and drizzle with a little tamari or olive oil to taste.


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