This 5-Ingredient Creamy Broccoli Soup comes together in less than 30 minutes and couldn’t be easier to make! It has a silky-smooth texture, made creamy from the red potatoes, and is the perfect meal prep recipe. 5-Minute Creamy Broccoli Soup is nutritious, freezer-friendly, and perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
What (your ingredients):
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, diced
½ teaspoon salt
5 medium red potatoes, diced
6 cups veggie broth
8 cups broccoli florets
To serve: freshly cracked pepper
How (your directions):
In a large Dutch oven or soup pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add diced yellow onion and salt. Sauté for about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent.
Add red potatoes, veggie broth, and broccoli.
Bring to a boil, then cover, turn heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Turn off heat. Using an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth and creamy.
If you don’t have an immersion blender, transfer soup carefully to a blender and blend until smooth.
Enjoy hot with freshly cracked pepper!
Why (the science): Broccoli is a cruciferous veggie, meaning it has powerful anticancer effects!