Broccoli Broth: No more running noses and sneezy wheezies. Ensure good health and immunity with this vitamin C rich soup made of vibrantly coloured and flavourful broccoli. The antioxidants contributed by broccoli and the other ingredients in this soup counteract the harmful cellular by products created during normal metabolism, making you fit and fresh.

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Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 cup broccoli florets
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
2 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions, garlic, carrots and celery and sauté on amedium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli, salt and 2½ cups of hot water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the pepper and mix well.
  4. Broccoli Broth is ready. Serve hot.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 27 cal 1%
Protein 0.7 g 1%
Carbohydrates 3.3 g 1%
Fiber 1 g 4%
Fat 1.3 g 2%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A 665.2 mcg 14%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0 mg 0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0 mg 0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.2 mg 2%
Vitamin C 13.4 mg 33%
Vitamin E 0.1 mg 1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 12.3 mcg 6%
MINERALS
Calcium 41.4 mg 7%
Iron 0.6 mg 3%
Magnesium 4.5 mg 1%
Phosphorus 101.6 mg 17%
Sodium 12 mg 1%
Potassium 76.8 mg 2%
Zinc 0.1 mg 1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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