Marrow Soup with Cheesy Chilli Croutons
This is excellent for using your overgrown courgettes!!"Made the soup without croutons - still very yummy! Going to see how well it freezes..." - kitkat1234
Yield: 4 Ready in 30 minutes
3 people trying soon
|1 mediummarrow; peeled, deseeded and chopped|
|1 largepotato; peeled and diced|
|1 mediumonion; sliced|
|1 vegetable stock cube|
|1 chicken stock cube|
|freshly ground black pepper and spice|
|1 tablespoonextra virgin olive oil|
|1 For the Croutons -|
|4 slicesBread; cubed|
|2 tbspextra virgin olive oil|
|1 ozcheddar cheese; finely grated|
Marrow Soup with Cheesy Chilli Croutons Preparation
Heat the oil and butter in a heavy based pan, when melted add the onion and cook, stirring until softened.
Add the marrow and potato and sweat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, dissolve the vegetable stock cube and the chicken stock cube in 12 fl oz of boiling water. Add this to the pan.
Add the milk and bring to the boil, stirring continuously.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Turn down heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and blend with a hand blender until desired consistency.
Spoon into dishes and sprinkle with parsley sprigs.
Grease a non stick baking tray with the butter.
In a dish combine the oil and chilli flakes, add the cubed bread and stir, scatter on the greased baking sheet and cook in oven at 200 C for 10-15 mins until crispy. Immediately sprinkle with the grated cheese and serve with the soup.
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