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.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
- 2 tablespoons olive oil or low-calorie margarine
- 1½ 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)
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.
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