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Broccoli and Spinach Soup

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Broccoli and Spinach Soup

EASY SOUP RECIPE FOR COLD DAYS

This nutritious broccoli and spinach soup is the best comfort food on a cold winter’s day. It’s delicious, filling, and full of flavors. And what’s more, it’s super easy to make.

This soup is ideal as a starter or as a light lunch. It is vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free.

MEET THE INGREDIENTS

You can find a complete list of ingredients with exact amounts and instructions in the recipe card below.

SOUP

  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Broccoli florets
  • Frozen spinach
  • Salt

CASHEW CREAM

  • Cashews
  • Unsweetened plant-based milk
  • Tapioca flour

Broccoli and Spinach Soup

HOW TO MAKE BROCCOLI AND SPINACH SOUP

You can find a complete list of ingredients with exact amounts and instructions in the recipe card below.

CASHEW CREAM

  • Drain and rinse the softened cashews and put them into a high-speed blender.
  • Add tapioca flour and 100 ml unsweetened plant-based milk and blend on high speed until smooth.

SOUP

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and cook for about 5 minutes until onions are translucent, stirring frequently. Add garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add 600 g broccoli florets, frozen spinach, and 4 cups of water (approx. 1 liter) and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, add cashew cream (check  How to make cashew cream) and cook for another 5-10 minutes until the broccoli florets are done. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Once cooked, remove from heat and use the immersion blender to puree the soup completely.

SERVING SUGGESTION

Serve in a bowl and top with vegan yogurt or soy cream, pumpkin and sesame seeds, chives, and parsley.

BROCCOLI AND SPINACH SOUP IS

  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Nutrient-packed
  • Flavorful
  • Creamy
  • Quick and easy to make
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Broccoli and Spinach Soup

Broccoli and Spinach Soup

Nensi Beram
Broccoli and spinach soup is nutritious, filling, and full of flavors. This soup is ideal as a starter or a light lunch. Vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
Prep Time 24 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Cuisine Gluten-free, Vegan
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

Soup

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 600 g broccoli florets
  • 450-500 g frozen spinach
  • 4 cups water 1 cup = 250 ml
  • salt to taste

Cashew cream

  • 60 g cashews previously soaked in water for 1-2 hours
  • 100 ml unsweetened plant-based milk
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour approx. 12 g

Instructions
 

Cashew cream

  • Drain and rinse the softened cashews and put them into a high-speed blender. Add tapioca flour and 100 ml unsweetened plant-based milk and blend on high speed until smooth. Set aside.

Soup

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and cook for about 5 minutes until onions are translucent, stirring frequently. Add garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add 600 g broccoli florets, frozen spinach, and 4 cups of water (approx. 1 liter) and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, add cashew cream and cook for another 5-10 minutes until the broccoli florets are done. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Once cooked, remove from heat and use the immersion blender to puree the soup completely.

Serving suggestion

  • Serve in a bowl and top with vegan yogurt or soy cream, pumpkin and sesame seeds, chives, and parsley.
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* The nutritional information provided is calculated automatically and should be used as an estimate.

Keyword broccoli soup, healthy green bowl, healthy soup, spinach and broccoli soup

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4 comments

Sharon Y Kirnon March 3, 2020 - 5:29 pm

Thanks love everything is so really beautiful!!

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Nensi March 3, 2020 - 5:43 pm

Thanks so much, Sharon! We are really happy that you like our blog. I wish you a wonderful day!

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Minou November 28, 2020 - 7:06 pm

Yesterday I made this recipe and it was a good first attempt. Though the colour was not as bright green as I would like and as the picture showed . But that didn’t affect the taste of the soup at all, it was lovely! 🙂

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Nensi December 1, 2020 - 11:16 pm

Thank you so much, Minou! I’m glad you liked it.

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