Creamy Broccoli Soup
By :Molly Patrick
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Votes: 5
Rating: 3.6
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Course Soup
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beans, Broccoli, Nutritional Yeast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup carrot diced
  • 2 medium heads Broccoli about 3 cups of chopped stems and about 3 cups florets cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon thyme dried
  • 2 1/2 cups Water
  • 15 ounce white beans rinsed and drained thoroughly (1 can)
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast optional
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • A few turns black peppercorns
Course Soup
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beans, Broccoli, Nutritional Yeast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup carrot diced
  • 2 medium heads Broccoli about 3 cups of chopped stems and about 3 cups florets cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon thyme dried
  • 2 1/2 cups Water
  • 15 ounce white beans rinsed and drained thoroughly (1 can)
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast optional
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • A few turns black peppercorns
Votes: 5
Rating: 3.6
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Instructions
  1. Press the sauté button on the Instant Pot, allow it to heat up for 2 minutes and then add the onion, garlic, carrot, broccoli (stems and florets), salt and thyme. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently so nothing sticks to the bottom of the pot.
  2. Turn off the Instant Pot, add the water and stir. Lock the lid into place, making sure the nozzle is in the sealing position.
  3. Use the manual mode and set the timer for 4 minutes. When the timer goes off, use the quick release method.
  4. When the pressure is totally down, take off the lid and remove about half of the broccoli florets and place them in a bowl. You don’t have to take your time with this. Use a slotted spoon and just fish a few spoonfuls out. No biggie if you pick up other veggies with your spoon along the way.
  5. Now add the white beans and the nutritional yeast (if using) to the Instant Pot and allow to cool for about 10 minutes. Stirring the soup will help it cool faster.
  6. When it’s cool, blend the soup (minus the broccoli florets that you just reserved) in batches in your blender (or all in one go with a blender stick), until all of the soup is creamy and smooth.
  7. When all of the soup is blended, add the reserved broccoli florets back into the pot, along with the parsley, black pepper and a little more salt to taste (if needed). Stir and let cool completely before you place in a container and store in the fridge.
Recipe Notes

5 replies
  1. Bluzoo
    Bluzoo says:

    It tastes very much like beans. My 7 year old is on her second helping so it was a hit with her. I likely wouldn’t eat it again myself.

  2. AlyCat75
    AlyCat75 says:

    Made this and I love it!! Those saying that it tasted like beans, add lots more brocolli. I made it with lots of brocolli and it was delicious!!

  3. Ricer007
    Ricer007 says:

    I thought it tasted a lot like Split Pea soup. It was a little bland but there are things that could be done to add to the flavor. I will definitely try again to see if i can add more flavor

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