Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup

This vegan broccoli cheese soup is a variation of Vitamix’s recipe that they have in their recipe book.  Only this recipe contains no milk or cheese, making it a tasty choice for vegans looking to warm up on a cool day.  Broccoli is filled with nutritional goodness too.  It includes vitamin A (mostly beta-carotene), C, folic acid, calcium, and fiber.  Vitamin C and beta-carotene are important antioxidants which have been shown to reduce your chance of cataracts, heart disease, and certain cancers.

This recipe also calls for nutritional yeast which is a deactivated yeast with a cheesy taste.  Nutritional yeast is an excellent source of animal-free vitamin B12 (necessary for nervous system health), folic acid, and a number of other minerals.  And if the nutritional quality of this soup doesn’t grab your attention, the taste will!

  • Time: 10 minutes
  •  Program: Hot Soups
  • Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unflavored & unsweetened)
  •  1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh broccoli
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp diced onion

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into your Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Soups program. [If you are using the 5200 series blender, simply work your way to high setting and leave there for approximately 4-5 minutes or until soup is hot]
  3.  Press Start.
  4. Wait for cycle to finish.
  5. Pour and enjoy!
 [Serve over additional steamed broccoli pieces for an extra hearty soup]

I hope you’ve enjoyed this Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe.  Please take a moment to look at our other Vitamix recipes.  Feel free to share this recipe with your friends and family by using the social buttons below!

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