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Broccoli soup with cashews

This recipe for vegan broccoli soup with cashews is ridiculously good and easy to make, it is creamy, delicious, and very healthy. #vegan, #broccolisoup, #veganbrocoli soup
10 mins
20 mins
30 mins
6 people
Calories: 277kcal


  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 6 cups of broccoli
  • 1 1/2 cups of vegetable broth or water
  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup basil * optional
  • 1/2 cup unroasted cashews
  • .

For the topping:

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup toasted cashews
  • zest of a large lemon
  • lemon juice to taste
  • a good pinch of sea salt


  • In a saucepan over medium-low heat put the oil and garlic. Leave it for about two minutes, add the broccoli and the water and the broth. Cover and let cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • When the broccoli begins to change color add the fresh basil if using and the cashews. Cover and leave for about five more minutes.
  • Blend and return to the pot.
  • Test for seasoning and adjust if necessary, also check if it needs more liquid. If you need more liquid, add vegetable broth or water.
  • To make the topping, chop the basil and put it in a bowl with the
  • chopped cashews and the lemon zest. Mix well, add the salt and gradually add the olive oil.
  • Test and check if you need a few drops of lemon juice.
  • Top the soup with one or two tablespoons of this.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 82.5mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.3mg
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Healthy plant based food
Keyword: vegan broccoli soup
Author: Piloncillo&Vainilla