Broccoli Almond Soup Recipe | Vegan Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Almond Soup

2018-01-10
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 15m
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This Broccoli Almond Soup is very smooth, creamy, rich and hearty. This soup tastes amazing good and is healthy too. Here is my version of a fresh blended broccoli and Almond soup that can be used as the centerpiece of a casual meal or at an elegant dinner party. It is ideal soup for vegans too.

This is a very simple & quick soup for people on-the-go, yet very healthy and is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, high-quality Protein, healthy unsaturated fatty acids, Dietary Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and other minerals etc.

Ingredients

  • 1 head – broccoli, roughly chopped (Use broccoli florets with stalks)
  • ½ cup – Whole blanched almonds
  • 1 – Clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups – Water or Vegetable Stock
  • ¼ cup – Milk, optional
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Pepper for seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon – Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese, optional
  • 1 teaspoon – Olive Oil, optional

Method

Step 1

In a pot of boiling water, add chopped broccoli, minced garlic and salt. Let it cook for about 5 minutes or until the broccoli becomes fork tender. Do not cook longer or it will lose its green colour.

Step 2

Keep some cooked broccoli florets aside for later use.

Step 3

Immediately blend the broccoli along with water and blanched almonds. Blend it well to a smooth puree using Vitamix. Alternatively, hand blender, regular blender or food processors can be used to puree the soup.

Step 4

Now add more seasonings like salt, pepper or herbs. Also add reserved broccoli florets for extra crunch

Step 5

You can serve this hot soup directly or store it for later use. While re-heating you can add milk to balance the consistency.

Step 6

Serve this creamy soup hot with some Olive oil or Parmesan cheese or sour cream on top.



Notes

  • For Vegans: You can garnish the soup with Olive oil on top instead of cheese. Add more water and almonds instead of milk
  • Blend the cooked broccoli with boiling water immediately for a creamy texture.
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