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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream of Broccoli Soup, Vegetarian Cream of Broccoli Soup, Vegetarian Soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 266kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground tumeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 ½ pound broccoli chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a large heavy bottom pot over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric, cumin, garam masala and ginger and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the flour, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the vegetable stock, broccoli, and salt. Bring to a boil then turn heat down and simmer until broccoli is very tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Puree in a blender or food processor a little at a time.
  • Return the puree to the pot and stir in the cream.
  • Heat through and serve with topping of your choice.

Notes

Some great toppings include:  shaved Parmesan, shredded cheddar, crumbled bacon, mixed seeds, sour cream, roasted chickpeas, and croutons.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 1119mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1798IU | Vitamin C: 104mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 1mg