Cream of Broccoli Soup

What a tasty way to get in your veggies! This low carb, high nutrient soup will satisfy you for hours. Loaded with good for you fats, this is a must for a health-conscious person!

Serves 4

Cook time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2–3 tbs. coconut oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 3 leeks, thinly sliced (white part)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5-6 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 can - 3.5 oz. full fat coconut milk
  • 3 cups bone broth (beef or chicken. See P. 110)
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice 
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Heat coconut oil in large pot over medium heat.

2. Saute onion, leeks, and garlic until soft and translucent.

3. Add broccoli florets, coconut milk, and broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until soft.

4. Add lemon juice. Use immersion blender to purée contents until smooth. Season to taste. Optional: Add tablespoon curry powder at end of cooking and blend into soup for extra heat.

 

Nutrition Facts
Servings 4.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 235
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17 g 25 %
Saturated Fat 12 g 61 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 27 mg 9 %
Sodium 165 mg 7 %
Potassium 371 mg 11 %
Total Carbohydrate10 g 3 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 14 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 3 g 5 %
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 72 %
Calcium 6 %
Iron 0 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.