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Broccoli & Sweet Potato Soup….YUM!!


Broccoli is full of calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, vit B3 & B5…plus vit C & folic acid – all which are antioxidants, anticancer, antiviral, support the liver to detox & is a great source of fibre to aid intestinal cleaning. Sweet potato also has calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, folic acid & vit C….but also betacarotene & potassium. It can actually help to act like an expectorant & dissolve excess mucous or phlegm, whilst clearing sinuses – perfect for this time of year!!

So this soup is next on my “hit list”!!

Photo by Kody Dahl on Unsplash


  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 500g broccoli, stem chopped finely & florets chopped coursely
  • 500g sweet potato, peeled, finely chopped
  • 4C (1L) vegetable stock
  • 1/2C Greek yoghurt


  1. Heat medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, broccoli stems & sweet potato. Cook & stir for 5mins or until oniion softens.
  2. Add the stock & 2C water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Add broccoli florets & cook for 15mins, or until sweet potato is tender. Set aside to cool.
  3. Use a stick blender or glass blender to blend the soup until smooth. Divide soup into serving bowls.
  4. Place yoghurt into small bowl & stir in 2Tbs water. Add some to each soup bowl & season.

Recipe from “Coles” June 2018 mag.


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