Pear and broccoli soup recipe

soup recipes Sep 25, 2022
  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 345 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to serve
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 heads of broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 2 Conference pears, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped
  • 850ml hot vegetable stock
  • 60g vegetarian blue cheese, crumbled
  • 20g dried cranberries
  • 20g walnuts, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, occasionally stirring, for 6-8 mins until soft.
  2. Add the broccoli, pears, and vegetable stock. Season, then bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 10-12 mins or until the broccoli is soft.
  3. Using a hand blender, blitz the soup until smooth. Divide between 4 bowls and top each with the blue cheese, cranberries, walnuts, and a drizzle of oil to serve.


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