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cream of broccoli soup recipe

cream of broccoli soup is a smooth, creamy and comforting soup made from broccoli.

4.27 from 15 votes
total time:
45minutes

cream of broccoli soup recipe – continuing the series of soups, here is another creamy soup made with broccoli.

cream of broccoli soup recipe

the cream of broccoli soup recipe is similar to the cream of mushroom soup i had posted a few weeks back. the entire soup is made in one pot and thats how i prefer to cook my soups. everything cooked and simmered in one pot.

in this recipe i have not used cream. pureed broccoli along with milk, makes the soup smooth and creamy. but if you want, you can garnish the soup with some cream.

broccoli is not a much loved veggie in my house, so i prefer to disguise it in soups like these or in a mixed vegetable curry or pasta. this cream of broccoli soup can be served plain or with a toasted buttered bread or baguette.

cream of broccoli soup recipe

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cream of broccoli soup recipe below:

cream of broccoli soup

4.27 from 15 votes
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:45 mins
cream of broccoli soup is a smooth, creamy and comforting soup made from broccoli.
cream of broccoli soup recipe
Course:starters
Cuisine:world
Servings:2 to 3

INGREDIENTS FOR cream of broccoli soup

(1 CUP = 250 ML)
  • 200 to 250 grams broccoli - 1 medium broccoli head
  • 1 small onion chopped - about ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves (lahsun) - chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dry oregano or any of your favorite herb or mixed dry herbs
  • 1 pinch nutmeg powder or grated nutmeg (jaiphal powder)
  • 1.5 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 1.5 cups full fat whole milk
  • 1 to 1.5 tablespoon all purpose flour (maida) Or whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • salt as required
  • freshly crushed black pepper (kali mirch powder) as required

HOW TO MAKE cream of broccoli soup

blanching broccoli florets:

  • first break the broccoli into florets or you can chop them.
  • heat enough water with 1/4 tsp salt in a pot. let the water vigorously boil.
  • switch off the flame and add the broccoli florets.
  • wait for about 15-20 seconds and then drain the florets. reserve a few broccoli florets for garnish.
  • the above blanching method is to get rid of the insects in the broccoli.

making cream of broccoli soup:

  • heat butter in a sauce pan. add the onions and garlic and saute till they soften.
  • add the flour. stir and saute for 2 minutes on a low flame.
  • then add the drained broccoli. stir and then add water or vegetable stock.
  • stir well and cover the pan with its lid.
  • simmer till the broccoli is cooked well and tender... about 6 to 7 mins.
  • do check in between.
  • in the meantime heat milk on stove top or in the microwave.
  • no need to boil, just heat the milk.
  • when the soup mixture is still slightly hot or warm, using an immersion hand blender, blend the soup till smooth in the same sauce pan. you can also blend in a regular electric blender.
  • add hot milk to the pureed soup and stir well.
  • keep the soup pan on the stove top and begin to simmer on a low flame.
  • season with oregano.
  • just gently heat through the soup. no need to bring it to a boil. give occasional stirs.
  • lastly season with salt, freshly crushed black pepper and nutmeg powder.
  • pour soup into individual serving bowls and garnish with broccoli florets.
  • you can also top the cream of broccoli soup with some grated cheddar or sliced cheese like parmesan. toasted bread croutons can also be used as a garnish.
  • serve cream of broccoli soup hot, plain or with toasted buttered bread or baguette.
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29 comments/reviews

  1. Hi the soup came out yummy ; my two year old son loved it ; didn’t have nutmeg powder ; thank you ?

    • shrutika, some recipes do use milk and salt together. moreover here, there are other ingredients also. the amount of salt that we add is also not too much.

  2. I tried this and it came out well. I liked it very much.
    I have tried a few of your recipes and everything turned out to be a super duper hit till now.

    Hats off to you for lucid explanations and beautiful pictures.

  3. hi, vegan here; should I sub full day coconut milk for the dairy? Or combine 1 cup soya milk with 1/2 cup soya cream? Thanks!

  4. Hi Dassana,
    I tried the broccoli soup yesterday. Everyone at home loved it. Thanks for the recipe!

  5. Hi Dassana,

    I have been following ur blog for a while now.

    I tried the above recipe -Cream of Broccoli soup and it turned out to be so yummy. I cudn’t use nutmeg as I didn’t have it in my kitchen. However, it was amazing. Thanks a lot

    You really have a wonderful collection of recipes. Appreciate ur effort.

  6. Tasty and healthy soup. We loved it. I used olive oil instead of butter. Why do we add flour and can we make it without flour?

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