Spring is all about those beautiful greens, and the nutty, rich flavor of broccoli makes for the perfect invigorating meal. Broccoli is chock full of beta-carotene, selenium, and zinc, which makes it a powerful immune system booster and helps protect the body against springtime illnesses. This soup is creamy and indulgent, a treat for your taste buds and a gift to your body.
- 2 cups chopped broccoli florets
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 2-3 leaves fresh basil
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp cashew butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
1. In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the broccoli and sprinkle with 1 tsp salt. Saute for two minutes.
2. Add vegetable broth and boil about ten minutes – until broccoli is completely cooked.
3. Add black pepper, basil, and cashew butter. Transfer to blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add lemon juice and serve.
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