Quick Creamy Broccoli Soup

Total Time
45mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
40 mins

Adapted from epicurious.com. This is a fantastic low-fat soup recipe that tastes very creamy. It is also fast and easy-a really great healthy soup for the broccoli lover!! I used my immersion blender to make it even creamier.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli (or fresh broccoli florets)
  • 1 onion, cut into quarters
  • 1 -2 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 12-2 cups chicken broth or 1 12-2 cups water (or combination of the two)
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 12-1 teaspoon basil
  • 12 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 dash vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a large pot, combine broccoli, onion, garlic, broth (I used vegetable broth) or water, and salt.
  2. Cover pot, bring to a boil, and then simmer for about 15 minutes, or until everything starts getting soft.
  3. Use a ladle to transfer 2/3 of the soup into a blender.
  4. Blend the soup until smooth. (I just used my immersion blender until I was happy with the texture.)
  5. Pour back into saucepan and turn on heat to medium setting.
  6. In a small bowl, combine milk with flour and whisk together until smooth.
  7. Pour mixture into soup and stir.
  8. Add basil and parsley and stir until soup begins to thicken.
  9. Add vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste.