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Cream of Broccoli Soup - A Healthier Version

Loaded with broccoli and greens, and made with yogurt instead of cream, this healthy cream of broccoli soup is a warming and comforting dish you'll want to repeat over and over.

Course lunch, Soup
Cuisine vegetarian
Keyword cream of broccoli soup, healthy cream of broccoli soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Ana Stanciu

Ingredients

  • 1 broccoli head large, cut into small florets
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves diced
  • 1 cup frozen spinach defrosted
  • 1 large bunch fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup cheese grated (use your cheddar or mozzarela)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add the carrots, yellow onion, spinach, celery stalks and garlic into a medium soup pot and cover with the vegetable broth.

  2. Bring to boil over medium heat, then simmer on low heat for 20 minutes.

  3. Add the broccoli and simmer 5 minutes more.

  4. Add the cheese and parsley, season with salt and pepper and use a hand mixer to blend everything until very creamy.

  5. Add the yogurt and process to incorporate.

  6. Divide into serving bowls and serve warm.