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Broccoli soup with spinach, cilantro and croutons

This recipe for broccoli soup with spinach, cilantro, and croutons is the best broccoli soup you'll find. It is amazing and loved by all the family.
4.5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 555 kcal


For the soup

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound broccoli
  • 2 cups spinach tightly fitted
  • 5 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • freshly ground black pepper.

For the croutons

  • 4 cups bread, cubed baguette or ciabatta
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
  • zest of one lemon


For the soup

  • In a pan put olive oil and onion over medium heat. Leave for about 10 minutes or until the onion is translucent/.
  • Add garlic and a teaspoon of salt for about 5 minutes. Be careful that the garlic does not burn.
  • Add broccoli and spinach along with the liquid you will use. Cover it and let until the broccoli is completely cooked.

For the croutons

  • While the vegetables are cooking, dice the bread. In a large bowl, add 3 tablespoons of olive oil, two cloves of minced garlic and half a teaspoon of salt. Mix and add the bread to be covered well with this mixture. Put the bread cubes on a baking sheet prepared with a silicone mat or a piece of parchment paper. Be careful that the pieces of garlic are covered by the bread.
  • Put in the oven for 15 minutes or when you see the edges of the bread begins to brown.
  • Take them out of the oven and sprinkle with chopped cilantro and a teaspoon of lemon zest.
  • Check the vegetables and add ¼ cup of cilantro and black pepper. Blend in a food processor or blender until smooth. Check the seasoning and adjust if necessary.
  • Serve in soup bowls and top with croutons.



Serving: 200gCalories: 555kcalCarbohydrates: 88gProtein: 18gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 2142mgPotassium: 329mgFiber: 6gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1871IUVitamin C: 73mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Broccoli soup, vegan broccoli soup


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