Creamy Broccoli-Basil Soup

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Soup, Chili & Stew
Creamy Broccoli-Basil Soup

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Bowl of creamy broccoli-basil soup topped with crumbled cheese

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
35min
Total

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    Description

    When paired with potato, pureed broccoli creates a hearty, full-bodied soup. It's also an excellent source of dietary fiber and many vitamins and minerals.

    Dietitian Tip: I like using goat cheese instead of feta.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    2 tsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
    ¾ c.yellow onion, finely chopped
    1 tbsp.celery, finely chopped
    4 c.fresh broccoli, chopped
    1medium Yukon gold potato, peeled and cubed
    2 ½ c.Hy-Vee 33%-less-sodium chicken broth
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee garlic powder
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee ground nutmeg
    ½ c.fresh basil leaves, lightly packed, plus additional for garnish
    Hy-Vee salt, to taste
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee Select crumbled feta cheese

    Things To Grab

    • Large stockpot
    • Blender

    Directions

    1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat; add onion and celery. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is softened. Add broccoli and potato. Stir in broth, garlic powder and nutmeg. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

    2. Remove from heat; let cool slightly. Stir in 1/2 cup basil leaves. Transfer mixture in batches to a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Return soup to pot and heat gently until ready to serve. Season to taste with salt. Serve topped with feta cheese. If desired, garnish with basil leaves.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    130 Calories per serving
    1 cup

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4.5g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 500mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
    • Protein: 6g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 50%
    0%
    Vitamin C 120%
    0%
    Iron 8%
    0%
    Calcium 10%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2015.