1 -2 tablespoon oil
1 onion ( diced)
2 garlic cloves ( minced or use 2teasp from a jar) 1 large head broccoli ( trimmed and chopped, about 500g) 1 potato ( peeled & diced or leave skin on if you prefer) 6 cups chicken stock
salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 -3 slices bacon ( diced)
Fry the garlic and onion in oil in pan over moderate temperature for THREE min or till tender.
Take stock, broccoli, potato and add them and heat to boiling.
Lower the temperature and allow to simmer for 1/3 hour or till veggies are cooked.
Blend in food processor for making smooth mixture.
Take soup and add it back to pan and heat slightly.
Then add the chopped bacon and allow to simmer till bacon is cooked, approximately 1/4 hour.
You can serve this delicious recipe with toasted bread topped with blue cheese.