Vegan Broccoli Soup

October 19, 2012

This vegan broccoli soup from Healthy Kitschy Vegan is a healthy dinner option.  You will feel as if you you are indulging when you are eating this soup however it contains no fat or dairy - strictly vegetables.  Cauliflower and broccoli are pureed with garlic,onion, and tofu.  The addition of xanthan gum (or arrowroot) will give the illusion of richness.  A bowl of this satisfying vegan broccoli soup is a comforting yet easy meal.

Vegan Broccoli Soup


1 cup chopped cauliflower
1 cup chopped broccoli florets
1/2 cup water
1/2 – 1 tbs braggs liquid aminos
1 tsp nutritional yeast
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp lemon juice
a pinch (about 1/4 tsp) xanthan gum (or other thickener like arrowroot) (optional)
1/2 cup water
1/8 block pressed lite firm tofu, cubed
In two small saucepans, simmer your cauliflower and broccoli (one vegetable in one pan, and likewise with the other).
Simmer the cauliflower until very very tender, and the broccoli until just tender (make sure there’s some crunch.)
Once the veggies have reached their proper tenderness, drain and transfer all of the cauliflower and half of the broccoli to a blender along with 1/2 cup of water, the Braggs, nooch, seasonings and optional thickener.
Blend until completely smooth.
Add this to the remaining broccoli flouters, along with the other 1/2 cup water and the cubed tofu.
Gently reheat and serve!

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