Creamy Vegan Broccoli Soup

July 23, 2017

This recipe is a healthy twist on classic cream of broccoli soup. This soup is quick, easy, and requires only 11 simple ingredients. If you try it out make sure to tell us what you think!

 

Check out how we used this week's broccoli in this creamy broccoli soup below!

 

Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup

 

Ingredients:

-1 large leek

-1 tablespoon olive oil

-2 garlic cloves, minced

-1 head broccoli

-1 1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar or rice vinegar

-2 cups vegetable broth

-1 cup canned coconut milk plus extra for garnish

-2 to 3 cups loosely packed spinach

-Sea salt and pepper

-Juice of 1 small lemon

-Red pepper flakes

 

Instructions:

-Slice the white and green parts of the leek into rings and rinse thoroughly using a strainer.

-Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the leek, garlic, and a few pinches of salt and pepper. Stir and cook until the leek is soft, around 5 minutes.

-Chop the broccoli into small florets and add them to the pot. Still and cook until slightly softened, around 3 minutes.

-Stir in the vinegar, coconut milk, and vegetable broth. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

-Let the soup cool slightly and then add to a blender and blend until smooth. Add the spinach and blend again. Taste and adjust the seasonings to your preference.

-Garnish with coconut milk and red pepper flakes and serve hot.

 

 

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