Broccoli Soup

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Broccoli has always been one of my favorite vegetables, and this Broccoli Soup is a delicious way to enjoy it. Rich in vitamins, minerals, and calcium, broccoli is a powerhouse veggie that will help keep you healthy. We typically serve it plain as a side dish, but it’s nice to have other options to enjoy. If your children are hesitant about broccoli, add a bunch of grated cheese to this recipe and they may surprise you by asking for seconds.

This soup freezes well. Store it in 2 to 4 cup containers and grab one on your way out to work. Alternately, you can heat it up in the morning and put it in your child’s lunchbox for school.

Broccoli Soup

This broccoli soup is an easy recipe for a light, flavorful meal.
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 bunch scallions chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbs chives chopped
  • 1 lb medium head broccoli, chopped
  • 6 cups broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

Instructions

  • In a large pot, sauté the scallions in the olive oil over medium heat until soft. Add the garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  • Add the chives, broccoli, and broth. Bring just to a boil, then simmer gently for 25 to 30 minutes until the broccoli is tender.
  • Use an immersion blender to puree the soup. Stir in the milk and salt, and taste the soup to see if it needs additional seasoning.
  • Serve warm, and garnish with grated cheese if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 1370mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1079IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg
Servings: 6
Calories: 84kcal
Cost: $.57 per serving

Broccoli Soup Price Breakdown

This recipe yields 6½ cups of soup and it costs a total of $3.40, or $.57 per one-cup serving.  Broccoli Soup is a delicious, healthy side dish that goes well with many different types of meals.

 

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5 Comments

  1. AM, I made this for dinner tonight! I used soy milk ’cause that’s what I had in the fridge. And I put in some grated parmigiano cheese at the very end.Was great!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you liked it, Peter. I’ve made this with non-dairy milk in the past and it worked well for me too. Parm is the perfect topping!

  2. Annemarie,
    Yum, this looks really good. My daughter will eat broccoli any old way she can, but my son would come around with the liberal use of cheese and immersion blender.
    Thanks!

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