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!


  • 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

Steps to Make It

  1. 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. 

  2. Serve immediately.

  3. If refrigerated, you may want to warm the soup to room temperature before serving.

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

Store any leftover soup in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. It can also be frozen for up to 6 weeks.

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