Creamy Broccoli Soup

Creamy Broccoli Soup

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Soup! It’s a classic comfort food and this one is perfect for keeping warm and cozy on those chilly days and nights. You can whip up this delicious nutritious dish for a super addition to any meal or make it the star of the show! Try the melting cheese option described below for an added yum factor.


Prep time: 30 minutes

Serving size: 6



4 tablespoons olive oil or butter

1 ½ large onion, chopped

2 pound broccoli, separate florets, chop stems (remove tough outer layer)

3 cloves garlic

1 tsp. fresh tarragon, chopped, or ½ tsp. dried

½ cup white wine

5 cups veggie stock

1 cup cream or soy milk


  1. Melt butter or heat oil in deep saucepan or kettle over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion and broccoli stems and sauté until onion is translucent, 6 minutes or so
  3. Add wine, garlic, tarragon, salt and pepper and cook another minute
  4. Add stock, broccoli florets, bring to a boil then reduce to simmer
  5. Cook until broccoli is tender, 10 minutes
  6. Add cream if desired and blend/puree with immersion blender or other device


Pre-heat broiler. Dived soup into ovenproof bowls and sprinkle each bowl with 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese. Broil until cheese melts and bubbles around edges, about 4 minutes.