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Easy Cream Of Broccoli Soup

This cream of broccoli soup is a shockingly easy and delicious soup.  It's ready in just 25 minutes and is so flavorful, you wont even believe it doesn't have cream.  So simple, yet so yummy!

Categories Clean Eating, Healthy, Soup
Difficulty Easy
Keyword cream of broccoli soup, cream of broccoli soup recipe, creamy broccoli soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 170 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 heads broccoli crowns (roughly 8 cups), chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable broth (can also use chicken stock if not vegetarian/vegan)
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated (can use nutritional yeast, if vegan)
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt (can use non-dairy yogurt, if vegan)

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, deep stock pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion and carrot and cook until tender, about 4-6 minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli, vegetable broth, salt, pepper, and parmesan cheese and cook, covered, for 15-20 minutes, or until broccoli is completely tender.
  4. Use an immersion blender (or a kitchen blender, in batches) to completely puree the broccoli soup mixture.
  5. Once pureed, add the greek yogurt and stir to incorporate.
  6. Heat through before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Cream Of Broccoli Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.6g9%
Saturated Fat 0.6g3%
Cholesterol 2.4mg1%
Sodium 738.8mg31%
Carbohydrates 25.6g9%
Fiber 9.2g37%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 10.4g21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.