Tart and tangy apples, plus the juice of a fresh-squeezed orange, give this recipe for Easy Broccoli Apple Soup a bright and sunny disposition.
Cut broccoli florets off the stalk and set aside. Cut stalks into 1-inch pieces and set aside. Core the apples and cut into 1-inch pieces.
In a large soup pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add apples and onion. Saute about 6 minutes until softened.
Add broth and broccoli stalks. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 20 minutes.
Add the broccoli florets soup and simmer 5 more minutes.
Remove from heat. Add orange juice, salt, and pepper. Using an immersion blender*, puree the soup until smooth.
To serve, portion 1 1/2 cups into a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and dollop with Greek yogurt.
*If you don't have an immersion blender, you can transfer this in batches to a blender or food processor to puree.