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It is important to get your children started out on veggies early on in life and there are veggies that infants will find easy to digest and nutritious.

Broccoli Soup. Age: 12 to 24 month (or whole family to enjoy).

Ingredients:

  • 1 large or two medium broccoli clusters (as fresh as possible)
  •  Salt –note very small pinch for children and/or to taste for the rest of the family (3 tsp.)
  •  Water
  •  Olive Oil

Cooking:

  • Bring water to a boil in a large stock pot.
  • Add the salt (please remember the amount depending on the persons eating). Add broccoli florets and boil rapidly.
  • Your broccoli is ready when you can pierce it with little or no effort.
  • Remove the stock pan from the stove burner.
  • DO NOT POUR THE WATER OUT!
  • Use a slotted spoon to add broccoli to a blender but be careful because it’s boiling hot!
  • Pour enough of the water left over from cooking the broccoli to fill the blender half way.
  • Use several pulses on your blender to break the broccoli up and then puree for several seconds.
  • Pour soup into shallow bowl.
  • Drizzle lightly with olive oil and serve at once! Delicious!

Your little children and the whole family will love this healthy soup.

 


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