Spiced Cream of Broccoli Soup

bowl of broccoli soup


  • 2 cups broccoli (finely chopped)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 onion ( finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 leaves basil leaves (shredded)


  1. In a pot over medium heat, add olive oil and onions. Cook for5 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add broccoli and cayenne pepper and cook for 3 minutes. Add stock and a little water so there is enough liquid to cover the vegetables.
  2. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low for 30 minutes. Transfer soup to a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Return soup to pot and stir in milk.
  4. Season with salt & pepper and top with basil. Serve.


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