Broccoli Bisque Recipe

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broccoli bisque

Broccoli Bisque Recipe

Shayla Toombs-Withers
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

For the base:

  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 qt. vegetable broth, divided
  • lb.-bag broccoli florets
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. coarse sea salt
  • cup raw cashews
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

For the toppings:

  • Wonton strips, croutons, or sliced almonds

Instructions
 

  • Sauté diced onion in a warm pan lined with 2 tablespoons of vegetable broth. Heat until translucent.
  • Add broccoli florets, minced garlic, and sea salt to pan and cook until broccoli is tender. Use vegetable broth as needed to prevent sticking to pan.
  • Using a high-powered blender, add raw cashews, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and 1 cup of vegetable broth.
  • To the blender, add warm broccoli and onion mixture and blend on high until smooth.
  • Add vegetable broth as needed to achieve desired creamy consistency. Serve warm and top with wonton strips, croutons, or sliced almonds for crunch.
Keyword broccoli, broccoli bisque
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