Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe and its Health Benefits

Cream of Broccoli Soup is a creamy, flavorful soup that is made with broccoli, milk, and a variety of seasonings. It is a simple and delicious soup that is perfect for a cold winter day. This classic soup is truly a boon for gym lovers, fitness freaks or those who prefer a light diet. Just ready in a few minutes, this is cooked entirely in one pot with some basic ingredients. Want to have this delectable soup then head to Amritsr restaurant which is the best indian eatery in Bangkok. 


Ingredients used in the recipe of Cream of Broccoli Soup:


  • 1 head of broccoli, florets and stems chopped
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Recipe to cook Cream of Broccoli Soup

  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced onion and minced garlic to the pot and cook until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the all-purpose flour and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the flour is lightly browned.
  4. Add the chicken or vegetable broth to the pot and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Add the chopped broccoli to the pot and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  6. Remove the pot from the heat and use an immersion blender or a regular blender to purée the soup until it is smooth.
  7. Return the pot to the heat and add the milk, heavy cream, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir to combine.
  8. Bring the soup to a simmer and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until it is heated through.
  9. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired, and serve hot.


Here are some of the potential health benefits of consuming broccoli, particularly in the form of soup:

  1. High in nutrients: Broccoli is an excellent source of a variety of essential nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium, and folate. It is also a good source of dietary fibre and contains small amounts of a variety of other nutrients.
  2. Heart Health: Some studies have found that consuming broccoli may help to lower the risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol levels and improving blood pressure.
  3. Brain Health: Some research suggests that broccoli may have neuroprotective effects and may help to reduce the risk of age-related cognitive decline.
  4. Immune system function: Broccoli is a good source of antioxidants, which may help to support immune system function and reduce the risk of illness.
  5. Gut health: The fibre in broccoli may help to promote healthy bowel movements and support gut health.


It is important to note that these potential health benefits which affect your mind and body in a positive way. 

Hope you have liked this article and share with others so that they could have this wonderful soup and maintain their health accordingly. Best Indo-Chinese soups are available at your favourite restaurant in Bangkok. Head to Amritsr and see for yourself.


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