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Broccoli Mascarpone Soup
Broccoli Mascarpone Soup
(Zuppa di Broccoli e Mascarpone)
 
 
Ingredients:
 
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 and 1/2 cups sliced shallots (about 6 large)
1 and 1/2 pounds broccoli florets, cut into 1-inch pieces
6 cups chicken broth
1 and 1/2 cups (12 ounces) mascarpone cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
 
Directions:
 
Heat olive oil in large pot over medium heat.

Add shallots. Saute 3 minutes.

Add broccoli. Saute 1 minute.

Add broth and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to medium-low.

Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

Cool slightly.

Working in batches, transfer soup to blender; puree until smooth.

Return to pot.

Reserve 1/4 cup mascarpone in small bowl. Cover and chill.

Whisk 1 and 1/4 cups mascarpone and cayenne pepper into soup.

Season with salt.

Ladle soup into bowls.

Garnish with reserved mascarpone.

Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve. Serves 8.
 
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