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Healthy Vegan Broccoli Cauliflower Potato Soup

This cheesy and creamy potato cauliflower & broccoli soup is not only vegan, but super healthy too. A delicious way to sneak in tons of veggies!
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 161kcal
Author Meesha

Ingredients

  • 1 /2 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium russet potatoes * ( about 1 lb or 500g )
  • ½ head broccoli** cut into small florets ( about 2 cups )
  • ½ head small cauliflower cut into florets ( about 2 cups )
  • 1 medium carrot sliced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary ( optional )
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat up a tablespoon of neutral tasting oil in a Dutch oven / soup pot. ( Omit the oil and use ¼ cup of vegetable broth instead to make it oil-free. ) Place in the onion and saute for 3-4 minutes, or until translucent.
  • Next, add in the garlic together with the thyme and rosemary, if using. Saute for another 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add in the cauliflower, potato, bay leaves and broth into the pot. Bring it to a boil, then lower the heat to a gentle simmer. Cook with the lid on for 10-15 minutes, or until the veggies are tender, stirring every 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the nutritional yeast and puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, you can puree them in a blender, but be caution when handling hot liquids.
  • Bring the soup to a boil once more. Add in the carrot and broccoli and cook for another 8-10 minutes, or until the broccoli and carrot have softened.
  • Serve it up and enjoy while hot !

Notes

*Russet potatoes can be substituted with Yukon gold / red potatoes. 
**Frozen broccoli can be used in place of fresh. 
Soup can be stored in the fridge for 4 days, and in the freezer for up to 3 months. 

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 992mg | Potassium: 936mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3522IU | Vitamin C: 93mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2mg