Slice the onion into rings and throw it in a big pan with the olive oil.
1 onion, 1 tsp olive oil
Cook on a low-medium for 3 minutes. Chop the garlic roughly and cook for another minute.
1 cloves garlic
In the meantime, roughly chop the broccoli and cauliflower.
½ broccoli, ½ cauliflower
Make the veggie stock as per packet instructions.
4 cups vegetable broth
Throw the broccoli and cauliflower into the pan.
Add the stock and simmer for fifteen minutes.
Turn the heat off and add the cheddar cheese. Hold just a little cheddar cheese back for serving. Add the thyme, basil and mustard. Give it all a good stir and let the flavours mix together for a few minutes.
1 tsp thyme, fresh, 1 tbsp basil, fresh, 1 cup cheddar cheese, 1 tbsp dijon mustard
Finally, use a hand blender and give it a blend!
Serve with fresh bread and a few herbs of choice for garnish.