Cassie Amber's Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This gorgeous cheesy broccoli soup recipe was sent in by Cassie Amber. Check out her blogs below for more delicious plant-based recipes!  Cassie Amber -  Instagram   Facebook   Website

This gorgeous cheesy broccoli soup recipe was sent in by Cassie Amber. Check out her blogs below for more delicious plant-based recipes!

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Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, sauté the Tuscan, cajun, rosemary and turmeric in the olive oil for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the onion and chopped carrot whilst continuing to stir.

  2. Add the broccoli florets into the pot along with a dash of vegetable stock to help it simmer.

  3. Add the spinach, the remaining vegetable stock and coconut milk, then blend with a handheld blender or in a food processor until smooth.

  4. Return to the pot and add the cubed potato along with the chickpeas and cheesy sauce mix.

  5. Continue to simmer for around 30-40 minutes until heated through and flavoursome.

  6. Divide the soup into bowls and garnish with a sprinkle of smoked paprika, nutritional yeast and thyme. Place a fresh basil leaf in the middle with a dash of salt and pepper, then serve!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

  • 1 tsp dried rosemary

  • 1 tsp cajun spice

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 yellow onion

  • 2 carrots

  • 2 broccoli

  • 1 cup baby spinach

  • 1L vege stock

  • 800g plain coconut milk

  • 1 Russet Potato (cubed)

  • 400 grams chickpeas

  • 100 grams Angel Food Cheesy Sauce Mix

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 2 tbsps nutritional yeast

  • 1 tsp dried thyme

  • 1 bunch basil leaves (for garnishing)