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Broccoli Farro Soup

Everyone needs a good recipe that they can make with five fresh ingredients or less. I have a few up my sleeve that I’ve never really bothered to record as I throw them together, enjoy, and don’t think much about it otherwise. A very dear friend of mine, and one of my favorite humans ever, Catherine, recently reached out and asked if I could send her my Broccoli Farro Soup Recipe. (Catherine is just getting into cooking and has challenged herself to cooking one new recipe every week- I’m so proud) Upon asking me, it took me a few moments to recall exactly what recipe she was referring to. Catherine and I used to live together in our younger years- you all know what years are in reference here: that time in one’s life where you don’t have much money, and fresh ingredients aren’t always your first priority when it comes to your food choices. This recipe was a go to considering it didn’t take much, and made us feel infinitely healthier than the 12-pack of Maruchan Chicken Flavored Ramen for $3.00 we depended on.

 

Here it is, guys. A healthy soup using only 5 FRESH ingredients and a few extra bits that everyone should have in their pantry. This ones for you, Cat.

 

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Medium Yellow Onion, chopped
  • 1 Large Broccoli Crown, separated and chopped
  • 1 medium Zucchini, chopped
  • 6-8 Baby Yellow Potatoes
  • 4 Cups Chicken Stock(Home made is preferred)
  • Heaping 1/4 Cup Farro
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

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Instructions:

  1. In a heavy Sauce pot, heat Olive oil and saute Onions until fragrant.
  2. Once onions soften add potatoes, zucchini, and broccoli. Cook until all ingredients are slightly charred.
  3. Add Chicken Stock, Farro, Garlic Powder, Salt & Pepper.
  4. Bring all ingredients to a boil, reduce, and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning where necessary.
  6. Bon Appetite!

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