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Broccoli Spinach Soup Recipe

Broccoli Spinach Soup recipe is a healthy ,ultra creamy soup made with broccoli ,spinach and cheese in an Instant Pot Pressure cooker or Stove top
Course Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli soup, broccoli spinach soup, Easy and Quick Recipes, instant pot, keto soup, low carb, Pressure Cooking, Soy Free, under 15 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 293kcal
Author bhavana

Ingredients

  • Measurement cup used 1 cup = 250ml
  • 1 cup chopped Broccoli (around 15 floret)
  • 1 cup chopped Spinach/Palak
  • 1 tablespoon minced Garlic (around 3 cloves)
  • 1 medium Sweet Onion ,finely chopped(about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup Dairy Milk/Almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese or any processed cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon black/white pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

INSTANT POT METHOD:

  • Press SAUTE mode on Instant Pot. Add butter and once it’s hot add minced and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add onion and saute till they turn translucent.
  • Add broccoli ,water and give a stir .
  • Press CANCEL button on Instant Pot.Close the lid on the pot, and turn valve from VENTING to SEALING position.Set the pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK (High Pressure) and set timer to 3 minutes.
  • When the instant pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally. Open the lid.
  • Add Spinach, cheese, milk, salt and pepper to taste, stir well.
  • Puree soup using a hand blender until smooth.If you don’t have a hand blender ,puree in a blender in batches once slightly cooled.
  • If you think soup is too thin ,you can add cornflour-water mixture into soup and boil for 2 minutes, this gives thick consistency.I like soup thin so did not add it.
  • Broccoli Spinach Soup is ready to serve.

STOVE TOP POT METHOD:

  • Heat Butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat,once butter melts add garlic and saute for 30 secs.
  • Add onion and saute till they turn translucent.
  • Add broccoli, saute for 2 minutes and then add water cook, covered till broccoli florets are tender, around 2-3 minutes.
  • Add Spinach, cheese, milk, salt and pepper to taste, stir well and bring it to boil.At this stage turn off the gas flame.
  • Puree soup using a hand blender until smooth.If you don’t have a hand blender ,puree in a blender in batches once slightly cooled.
  • If you think soup is too thin ,you can add cornflour-water mixture into soup and boil for 2 minutes, this gives thick consistency.I like soup thin so did not add it.
  • Broccoli Spinach soup is ready to serve.

Notes

TIPS & VARIATIONS TO MAKE BROCCOLI SPINACH SOUP

  1. You can add potatoes when you cook broccoli ,this gives creamy texture.
  2. If you are a VEGAN then you can replace dairy milk and cheese with vegan substitutes.This soup also tastes good without milk and cheese.
  3. Can also add 1 tablespoon of add almond paste to make soup more rich and healthy.
 
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 14g | Sodium: 1538mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 5.7g | Vitamin A: 9400IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 310mg | Iron: 0.9mg