Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Potato Soup

Enjoy this delicious comfort soup without all the calories and health hazards of traditional creamy soups. traditional creamy soups. This yummy recipe was inspired by my compassion to bring a little comfort when a loved one was suffering from the flu. It’s wonderful left over! As always, this is a gluten-free and Vegan recipe. You can substitute cauliflower for the broccoli if you prefer.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small onion – chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic – minced (can use garlic powder or granules in you don’t have fresh or just omit)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups broccoli- chopped (I like to use half a head of regular broccoli and a small bundle of broccolini or baby broccoli)
  • 2 cups ionized alkaline mineral water or spring water – you may want to add more water if it is too thick for you.
  • 1 cup almond milk or nut milk of your choice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetarian chicken flavored broth powder by frontier (or vegan bouillon)
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 generous skirts of coconut aminos or braggs aminos
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Spike or any other seasoning you prefer (thyme, turmeric, Italian seasonings, etc)
  • 1 tomato – chopped (to put on top)

Directions:

Heat olive oil on medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 4 minutes in soup pan. Add water and vegetable powder and potatoes and stir. Bring to a boil then lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add broccoli and almond milk and cover. Simmer for 5 more minutes. Turn off heat and place about a little over half of the soup in a blender. Allow soup to cool in blender then blend and return to soup pan. Add more water if you want to thin the soup. Turn heat back on to medium-low and add nutritional yeast, salt, and coconut aminos and any other seasonings that you are drawn to adding. Cover and turn heat to low. Allow flavors to settle in for 15 min. Turn off heat. Dish into soup bowls and top with cracked pepper chopped tomato.

Written by: Katy Joy Freeman
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