Broccoli Velvet Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    7½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

  • About

This “creamy” and rich soup is luscious yet really low in fat. And it’s incredibly healthful, with the potential for cancer prevention from the broccoli, the cruciferous vegetable sweetheart of the plant kingdom.


  • 2 tablespoons organic dairy-free buttery spread
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1


  1. Melt the spread and the olive oil in a heavy 8-quart pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, broccoli, and a little sea salt and pepper. Stir to coat the vegetables with the oil. Co