That’s a total of 7.3 million tonnes of food (400,000 tonnes of that here in Wales). Copyright © 2020 Cardiff Mummy Says. Puree soup using an immersion blender or food processor until smooth and creamy. Can replace broccoli with asparagus. Optional: add a small tub of crème fraiche or a chunk of Stilton or Danish blue just before serving, and give it a good stir so that it melts in. Cut the stems lengthwise into slices about 1/2-inch thick and then … *in association with Love Food Hate Waste. Add the broccoli, including stalks and leaves, and cover with boiling water or stock (around 1-1.5 litres). Divide the soup between two serving bowls. I feel like I owe it to you lot to share this as you’re an important community to me and many of you have been there right since the start. Add the garlic and cook for 1 min more. The sweet potato and parsnips have been flavoured with dried chilli flakes for a lovely creamy soup with a sweet undertone and a spicy kick. However, sometimes things don’t go to plan. Cut the broccoli florets from the stems. 1. Bring the soup to a boil. 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Pour the soup into a blender, season with salt and … I always try to buy what we need, rather than pre-packaged bags, as otherwise the excess inevitably ends up going off in the fridge. This soup is basically the best of both worlds — much like my Spring pea soup, this Broccoli Spinach Soup is bright and light, yet also warm and comforting. Easy, 5-Ingredient Soup. I needed that time (almost a year!) I am also reading a book called The Outrun for my book club (join in!!) Cook, stirring frequently, until the zucchini is tender, the this one) recently kind of renewed my faith in myself. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. For the most part, I love internet grocery shopping. Bring to simmer, cover just slightly ajar and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until broccoli is … It feels too good being healthy to ever do that. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes until … Heat oil in a pan. Stir in the spinach and yogurt and then blitz the soup until smooth. Ladle the soup … A nutrient-dense, green soup … Or when you order fresh produce by number of items rather than weight and they send you the biggest, most super-sized vegetables. Cardiff Mummy Says uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can catch up with all our Love Food Hate Waste posts here. Top up with a swirl of coconut milk, some spinach … Simmer for a couple of minutes more. I mean, I know I’m biased…. One night out too with the mums – and they are fine as long as I have all childcare in place and they are rare, which with 3 kids less face it they will be!! I have the time now I am vlogging less, and more home focused with baby Stanley – who is just a total and utter joy by the way. With some delish bread from the local deli it was just such a nice way to get your greens. Stir in … Even better, its super, duper simple to make with just a few staple ingredients: onions, garlic, broccoli, spinach … Sweat onion, garlic off and add broccoli, potatoes and stock. Warm green soup great with crusty bread. The proportions of vegetables in this soup don’t really matter, although I would say that too much spinach and broccoli can make it bitter, so do be generous with the peas and the mint for a more palatable taste, or alternatively, add cream or crème fraiche for a sweeter taste. Cook 2 minutes. Powered by Wordpress. My life is made so much easier when people can bring my shopping right to me door, rather than me having to take one, two or three kids to the shops. To the pot add your broccoli, kale, peas, and stock. There are a ton of different broccoli soup recipes out there, but many are just made of broccoli. Tip in the broccoli, Add leeks and garlic and cook, stirring … Yesterday we had this lush soup for lunch. Heat oil in a pan. Sweat onion, garlic off and add broccoli, potatoes and stock. For a side soup, that's okay, but I wanted a broccoli soup … It was SO GOOD. Whizz and add seasoning and creme fraiche to taste. Reduce to a simmer and cook gently, partially covered, for 20 minutes. When the vegetables are soft, add in the mint, season with salt and pepper and simmer for a minute or two more. Add the broccoli, including stalks and leaves, and cover with boiling water or stock (around 1-1.5 … Add broccoli, beans and broth. Add the onion and sauté for about 5 minutes. 1 large head of broccoli, broken into florets, 1 tbsp dried mint leaves or a large handful of fresh mint leaves, chopped, Optional extras: a small tub of crème fraiche or a few slices of blue cheese, Let me know if you give this recipe a go, either in the comments below, on the Cardiff Mummy Says Facebook page or by tweeting me on @cardiffmummy. Remove from the heat and blend until smooth. Optional squiggle of cream for presentation. Also I have really missed my blog. If you can’t find any, don’t worry, any fresh spinach will do. Portion control, and measuring out ingredients before cooking – for example, weighing dry ingredients such as pasta and rice – is an important factor in reducing food waste and the campaign’s theme for this week. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. See the Calorie, Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate value of M&S Super Broccoli, Spinach & Pea Soup 600g here. Setup by Baxter Media. Using only the broccoli stems, adding kale or potatoes. And if that’s not enough of an incentive, cutting back on food waste could save households up to £15 a week – a whopping £60 a month – or £700 a year! Once it is cooked add your spinach and mint. I had one of ‘those’ deliveries this week. Your email address will not be published. Seriously not a lot at all. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil, avocado oil or ghee 3/4 cup shallot, chopped, about 2 medium 1 cup celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ – ½ teaspoon Celtic sea salt 5 cups broccoli crowns … Heat the oil in a saucepan and gently fry the spring onions for 5 minutes over a medium heat until … Tui Sensatori Punta Cana: honest review and …, Leftover potato, greens and cheddar frittata, 6 personal positives I am taking from lockdown. Peel the tough outer skin from the stems and trim off the fibrous ends. Add all the ingredients into a saucepan and simmer over a gentle heat, stirring occasionally. I missed it, to be honest, the social wine with food thing mainly – like, once a week, if that. Season with sweet paprika, curry, and chilli powders. Simply heat up the oil and fry the garlic and onion in a large pot for 2-3 minutes until … I find parenting so much easier when we’re out of the house, How to talk to young children about road traffic safety. go into the village and buy from the butchers and from the fish van that comes around. Allow to simmer for 10 – 15 minutes or until the broccoli is tender. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer for 4-5 minutes or until broccoli is cooked through. Especially since I have fallen off the summer nutribullet wagon, a warming Autumn bowl of soup seems more appropriate way to get your 5 a day right now. Warm through to serve. £13 billion of edible food was thrown away from our homes in the UK in 2015 alone! The swirl of plain yogurt brings brightness, and a sprinkle of barley gives the make-ahead soup another healthy boost—it … You can use a stand or hand blender. Having Stanley has reminded me of when I had baby Beatrix, and I got so much enjoyment from cooking and blogging. And I am finding it a stark and timely reminder of how destructive alcohol can be when misused. It is a STUNNING read. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I keep alcohol at arms’ length now – I will never let it become a regular feature in my life again. Remove from the heat … Simmer until pots are cooked. I have a particular ladle for doing this and I know how many spoon-fulls I’ll have, as well as Cardiff Daddy and our three children. All Rights Reserved. Warm the oil in a large sauce pan and lightly fry the onion and garlic, for around five minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Season with a little black pepper. Add spinach and peas and heat through. This is all edible food – and if it was prevented it would have the same environmental benefit of taking one in four cars off the road. Stir in spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg and nutritional yeast. Add the peas and spinach and simmer for a further 10 minutes. Luckily I’m a big fan of broccoli! Ditto the three humongous sweet potatoes and the giant-sized broccoli heads. It was do-able and it gave me that creative outlet. In the rush of unpacking the groceries, I didn’t register just how much extra food we had, so I wasn’t able to send back some of it back with the delivery driver. Add the broccoli and cover with hot vegetable stock. Scoop out around 4 tablespoons of the peas and set aside to add to the top of the soup later. As you may have seen in recent blog posts, we are working with Love Food Hate Waste on their #giveupbinningfood for Lent campaign. I used baby spinach for this recipe but it doesn’t have to be ‘baby’! On four occasions since Stan was born and mainly one, no more than two on those occasions. Slice up the broccoli keeping all the stalk, no need to throw away! Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Feel like I haven’t done a recipe post for so long! And I shared the fact that I stopped with you all, so I want to be honest and open. to be about a young woman who has a fairly serious drinking problem (it definitely puts my issues into perspective). Remove soup from heat, add spinach and cilantro. I ordered five parsnips because that’s how many we’ll eat with a family roast dinner. 2. So, yes, I am having a little glass of wine every now and then. Like when you need a key ingredient for a recipe and they send you a completely random substitution that is nothing like what you have in mind. Stir in the garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and broccoli. Simmer the soup for 15 minutes until all the veg is nearly tender, then add half the peas and all the spinach. Cook, stirring often for about 2 minutes longer. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Heat the oil in a medium sized pot over medium high heat. The organisation hopes to inspire households to change their eating, shopping and food storage habits to help cut down on the amount of food which is unnecessarily thrown away. Today I present to you a delicious cream of broccoli soup with cauliflower, green peas, and spinach which could be ready in less than 30 minutes. I made it in, like, 20 minutes to use up some bendy broccoli, a bag of lacklustre spinach and some frozen peas up (trying to empty my freezer too at the moment). And then I set about doing what anyone concerned with food waste would do, and turned the extra vegetables into big vats of soup, which I have decanted into individual and family-sized portions and put in the freezer for the coming weeks. Talking of falling off the wagon… (well, that’s not right at all actually, I haven’t fallen, I stepped willingly – big difference)… I have started having the odd drink again. I am really getting back to my foodie roots at the mo – I’ve stepped away from the supermarket (a bit, anyway – still going to need a shop from there every two or three weeks I reckon but trying to reduce my reliance on them) and my new plan is to get a weekly Riverford seasonal organic fruit and veg box, meal plan around that (on a Tuesday) then on a Wednesday (today!) As for the broccoli and spinach, I added half a huge bag of peas we had in the freezer and a big spoonful of dried mint for a super healthy, vitamin C-packed, iron-rich soup. What’s the point of me thinking about food portions when ordering, when they don’t? My kids are not fans of the green vegetable at the best of times and seeing these super-sized ones was the stuff of nightmares for them. Add in frozen broccoli florets, frozen spinach, cooked chickpeas, 1 vegetable stock cube, and 1 liter of water. We also have an abundance of fresh spinach because the small size bag I’d ordered wasn’t available and they’d given me the large one as a substitution at no extra cost. off to reset and think things through. This week we’re eating… home-made roasted almond butter, 55 genius food storage hacks to help you waste less food #giveupbinningfood, This week we’re eating… spooky spaghetti heads and chocolate-coated apples, This week we’re eating… Butter bean and tomato gratin with peas and bean salad, This week we’re eating… healthier banana, peanut butter and raisin flapjacks, This week we’re eating…. So there you go – a soup recipe, a personal disclosure, and a book recommendation all in one post – it’s good to be back!! They were HUGE – each one was about the size of four regular parsnips. I am in a great place, and I feel good about my decision. Add the peas and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Add spinach and peas and heat through. Yes it was for best cooking vlog but in reality quick snaps of my cooking and writing up is so much more realistic than recording a video right now with baby Stanley only in his 5th week. I’ve emailed the store in question to suggest they think carefully about the average size of products people expect when they order, as they are contributing to the inexcusable levels of food waste in this country. Add spinach, peas, broth, salt (1/2 teaspoon) and a few grinds of pepper, and turn the heat up to bring to a boil. Soups simply fit all seasons. Broccoli, spinach and pea soup – with #giveupbinningfood. which happens (total coincidence, I promise!) A split-pea puree is extra nutritious (and extra green) thanks to baby spinach. 3. Add the onion and fry for 8 mins until soft and translucent. Required fields are marked *. But winning an award (really! Anyway… back to the parsnips! We will assume you are okay with this but you can opt out if you wish. 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