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Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"Growing up I always loved my mom's broccoli and cauliflower soup! Now that I'm an adult, I've created my own version suited to my personal tastes. This is a vegetarian soup and can easily be made vegan with dairy substitutes (I use soy milk). My fiance likes reduced-fat sharp Cheddar and crackers with his soup. Enjoy!"
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50 m servings 74
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a stockpot over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion, leek, and garlic until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Add cauliflower, broccoli, and potatoes to onion mixture; cook and stir until potatoes are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Increase heat to medium-high; stir broth and enough water to cover vegetables into mixture. Stir curry powder, turmeric, bay leaf, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper into broth-vegetable mixture. Loosely cover pot with a lid and bring soup to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are softened, 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Whisk milk and flour together in a bowl until smooth and thickened; stir into soup along with nutritional yeast until soup is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove soup from heat and allow to slightly cool and thicken.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • All the spices are optional, and you should season to taste.
  • Add flour to thicken to personal preference.
  • Feel free to use a hand immersion blender once soup is cool to make a smooth soup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 74 calories; 0.7 13.5 4.6 1 138 Full nutrition

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I added a huge chopped carrot, and let it simmer a couple of hours, but followed the recipe otherwise. I can't handle much spiciness at all, and this was just right (I used no more than a pinch...

Flavorful soup! Like another reviewer, I added a carrot. I also threw in a bouillon cube along with vegetable broth, I pureed some of the soup and used coconut milk instead of evaporated milk. I...

Nice soup. I pureed it and didn't need any flour.Increased the spices for my own preferences.

I added 1 carrot . Omitted flour. Added 3/4 cup coconut cream instead of milk. And left out the curry and cayenne. Soooooo yummy!

This soup is quickly becoming a favorite. I make it exactly as the recipe says. It's a great way to get in some winter veggies, even my 2-year-old likes it!

I've made it now a couple of times. I'm sure the recipe as is would be great too. For me I'm not eating white potatoes or milk, so I left those out. I also added some carrots and spinach. It was...

This soup is super yummy!!!!

I'm not vegetarian, but I wanted to make something different. The soup came out wonderful! I made just two changes: I was out of yellow onions, but I always keep chopped scallions in my freez...

This was good and easy! I used two small leeks, a while head if broccoli, and two regular white potatoes. I used an immersion blender at the end to just leave a few scattered veggies bobbing in ...