Cream of Broccoli Soup with Quinoa

Cream of Broccoli Soup with Quinoa

Because of the broccoli, onion, sweet potato, and homemade vegetable stock, this is a healthy recipe. When combined with the protein-rich quinoa, it also filling and satisfying. It has become a staple on our menu. Garnish with broccoli, parsley, or dill.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Bring 2 cups water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Heat oil in a heavy 4-quart pot. Add onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in vegetable stock, broccoli, sweet potato, and salt. Bring soup to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until broccoli and sweet potato are very tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Remove soup from the heat. Puree with a hand-held immersion blender until smooth. Season with nutmeg, garam masala, and pepper.
  4. Step 4

    Combine 1/2 cup water and cashews in a high-speed blender; puree until smooth.
  5. Step 5

    Pour cashew mixture into the soup and bring to a boil.
  6. Step 6

    Place 1/3 cup cooked quinoa in the center of each serving bowl; ladle soup around quinoa.