Raw Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 quarts (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
183 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
9g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 1/2 quarts (4 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 651mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Protein 9g
Calcium 168mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

On a raw food diet? Raw soup may seem a little out-of-the-box, but just wait until you sink your spoon into this savory nutritious raw cream of broccoli soup. The broccoli blends with the cashews to create a creamy texture while the herbs and spices create a flavor your palate will instantly recognize. Vary the herbs according to what you have on hand. If you serve this raw food soup immediately, it will even be a little warm from the blending!

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli (florets)
  • 1 cup broccoli (stems, chopped, thick skins removed)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1/2 cup cashews (raw)
  • 1/2 cup celery (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped yellow or red)
  • Optional: 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dill (fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary (fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary)
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (fresh or 1 teaspoon dried parsley)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme (fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 1 tablespoon nama shoyu
  • 2 tablespoons yeast ​(nutritional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (sea)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper or cayenne)
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • Garnish: fresh dill

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 to 40 seconds or until a creamy consistency is reached. You may wish to add a little more water. 

  3. Garnish your raw cream of broccoli soup with extra fresh dill.

  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Tips

  • If refrigerated, you may want to warm the soup to room temperature before serving.
  • Store any leftover soup in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. It can also be frozen for up to 6 weeks.