cauliflower broccoli cheese soup

cauliflower broccoli cheese soup

prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 20 minutes
ready in: 30 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 1 cup each


  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 2 cups Nature's Promise® low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 lb frozen broccoli & cauliflower or 5 cups fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat free milk
  • 2 oz. (1/2 cup) reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • 1/4 cup seasoned croutons
  • Ground nutmeg to taste

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat, add onion and cook until just beginning to brown. Add garlic and cook until onions are lightly browned.
  2. Add broth, broccoli and cauliflower mix, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for 10–15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Puree mixture in a blender. Return pureed mixture to saucepan, add milk and heat through. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Season with pepper. Sprinkle each serving with nutmeg and garnish with a few seasoned croutons.

per serving: 150 calories, 6g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 270mg sodium, 15g carbohydrates, 3g dietary fiber, 4 g sugar, 8g protein