Most broccoli cheese soup recipes are loaded with cream and cheese. Not so with this vegetarian-friendly recipe. The clean, bright flavor of broccoli is most prominent. The only cheese is sprinkled on the finished soup as garnish; however, the soup has a rich, nutty depth thanks to nutritional yeast flakes. This health food store ingredient is popular among vegans and can be used to add a cheesiness to other cream sauces. To learn the uncomplicated method, read more.
From Vegetarian Times Ingredients 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (1 cup) Directions Serves 8.
Broccoli and Cheese Soup
2 bunches broccoli, trimmed and coarsely chopped (2 1/2 lb.)
3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
11/2 Tbs. nutritional yeast flakes
1/8 tsp. ground cumin
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
From Vegetarian Times
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (1 cup)