a Bowl full of Healthy creamy broccoli soup with shredded cheese and broccoli on top
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Healthy Creamy Broccoli Soup

Move over Cream of Broccoli Soup -This recipe for Healthy Creamy Broccoli Soup is a no cream version with the indulgent flavor and no guilt.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Broccoli recipes, broccoli soup, healthy broccoli soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 236kcal
Author Erren @ Erren's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or low-calorie margarine
  • pounds fresh broccoli
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large potato quartered
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • Shredded cheddar cheese or vegan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  • Melt the margarine in a heavy medium pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, and saute until onion is translucent about 5 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli, potato, chicken stock, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft enough to blend.
  • Remove a cup of the liquid and set aside.
  • Using a hand/stick blender blend the soup to your desired constancy (adding some of the stock a bit at a time if necessary).
  • Serve hot topped with a handful of shredded cheddar cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 1049mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1310IU | Vitamin C: 160.3mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 3.5mg