Broccoli-Cauliflower Soup

Broccoli-Cauliflower Soup

Published March 13, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 5
Total Time: 35 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 20 min


Simple, flavourful, and a great way to use up those broccoli stalks that no one will eat. Throw in a couple of carrots if you don't have enough broccoli or cauliflower--they'll add nutritional content and a splash of colour.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Calories per serving: 113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.2g 10%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Sodium 718mg 30%
Protein 4.8g 7%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2/3 pound broccoli, broken into florets
  • 2/3 pound cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 5 tbsp. fat-free yogurt

Step by Step:

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and fry the onion for 3 to 5 minutes or until translucent. Add the garlic and fry for a further 2 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli, cauliflower, and stock. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until the florets are soft.
  3. Stir in the salt, pepper, and nutmeg and blend until smooth. Serve in a bowl with a tablespoon of yogurt on top.