Cream of Broccoli Soup

This creamy, healthy, and delicious protein packed soup gets its creaminess from cashews!

Cream of Broccoli Soup
Serves 4
Creamy, healthy, yummy, protein packed soup!
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  1. 1 cup raw cashews
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 4 cups vegetable broth, divided
  4. 1 Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  5. 1 onion, finely chopped
  6. 4 1/2 coarsely chopped broccoli
  7. 1 teaspoon dried basil
  8. 1 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
  9. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  10. 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. Blend 1 cup raw cashews and 1 cup of water in blender until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. Pour 4 cups vegetable broth into a large pot; add potatoes and onion. Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook for about 5 minutes
  3. Stir in broccoli and basil; return to a simmer. Cover and cook until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir cashew mixture into soup; add salt and black pepper. Bring to a simmer and immediately remove from heat.
  5. Transfer about half of the soup to a blender; blend until smooth. Return blended soup to pot and stir well.
  6. It's now ready to serve.
Adapted from Jeri Schneider
Adapted from Jeri Schneider