Broccoli Potato Soup
(Serves 3)Saute onion and celery in buttery spread.
1 small onion, diced
1 celery rib, diced
1 tablespoon Earth Balance Buttery Spread
Add flour and seasonings.
Fresh ground pepper
Dash of salt
2 tablespoons flour
Stir in broth, potatoes and parsley. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
1 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
6 small potatoes, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, snipped
Process broccoli in a food processor. Add to simmering soup along with milk.
1/2 broccoli head, stems peeled
1 cup soy milk
Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Garnish with toasted ground pepitas and shredded cheese (can us a vegan cheese).
I love this Lekue Steamer case in which foods cook in the microwave in just a few minutes. The recipe is from the Lekue cookbook.
(Serves 2)Using a grapefruit spoon, hollow mushrooms.
10-12 button mushrooms, stems removed
Mix tomatoes, oregano, cheese, tomato paste and seasoning.
1/3 cup tiny garden tomatoes, quartered
3 sprigs fresh oregano, snipped
3 tablespoons mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 teaspoons tomato paste, no added salt
Dash Italian seasoning
Spoon tomato mix into mushroom caps.
Place 1 tablespoon water in bottom of steamer case. With stuffed mushrooms on the steamer tray, close lid and microwave for 3 minutes.
Enjoy the evening and the week ahead!