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Creamy Dairy Free Broccoli Soup

On the table in under 30 minutes, this homemade broccoli soup is so creamy & decadent you'll forget it was prepared without potato or dairy! Naturally detoxifying, this recipe is not only delicious but so good for you! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Australian, Gluten-free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 332kcal


  • 1 tbsp extra vrigin olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 red onion peeled and finely diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic peeled and finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 5 cups homemade vegetable broth or water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 large broccoli florets
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 120 g fresh organic baby spinach washed
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 avocado seed removed

To serve

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
  • 1/2 can chickpeas (optional)


  • In a medium-sized pot, warm the extra virgin olive oil over a medium heat. Add the red onion and garlic, cooking for approximately 5 minutes or until the onions are translucent. Include the cayenne pepper and stir for approximately one minute.
  • Add the homemade vegetable broth and sea salt to the pot and bring to the boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce the heat to a simmer and carefully include the broccoli florets to ensure you don't burn yourself. Cook for 5 - 10 minutes, or until the broccoli stalks are tender. Turn off the heat and stir through the lemon juice, spinach and nutritional yeast, stirring occasionally until the spinach has wilted.
  • Allow the soup cool for 5 - 10 minutes and pour the the soup into a high-powered blender and process until smooth. Include the avocado and process until well combined.
  • Distribute the soup amongst 4 bowls and serve with chia seeds and chickpeas. I hope you enjoy, bon appétit! :)


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 1412mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 64IU | Vitamin C: 82mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 28mg