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Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: -26143815.55 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

All of the comfort, none of the dairy! This delicious soup is perfectly creamy, cheesy and packed with healthy ingredients.


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  •  1 1/2 cups diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced shallot
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups diced carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups diced celery 
  • 4 cups diced and peeled yellow potatoes
  • 3 cups chopped cauliflower 
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 4 cups finely chopped broccoli

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and shallots and sauté, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes or until softened. Add minced garlic and continue cooking for about 5 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add carrots, celery, potatoes, cauliflower, vegetable broth, salt, pepper, turmeric and lemon juice. Let simmer for 20-25 minutes until all of the veggies are fork tender.
  4. Add in nutritional yeast and puree in heat-safe high speed blender or use an immersion blender. Return to pot and stir in chives, parsley, and chopped broccoli.
  5. Garnish with more chopped herbs, broccoli and vegan cheese. Enjoy!

Notes

There are plenty of delicious vegan cheese brands out there – this is the one we used for a topping!