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Easy vegan broccoli cheese soup in a bowl with a spoon

Easy Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup

  • Author: Meatless Makeovers
  • Prep Time: 10 min.
  • Cook Time: 25 min.
  • Total Time: 35 min.
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Steam, Sauté, Blend
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


A creamy and nutritious dairy-free soup that’s also indulgent. This easy vegan broccoli cheese soup is deceptively good for you!




  1. Using your preferred method, steam the broccoli florets for 5 minutes. Set aside. 
  2. In a stock pot over medium/high heat, add the oil along with the carrot and onion. Cook, stirring frequently until they start to brown and the onion is fragrant. Approx. 2 minutes. 
  3. Next, add the potato and garlic. Stir for 1 minute to allow garlic to brown slightly. Now add the vegetable stock and cashews. Bring to a boil and allow to cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes allow it to cool slightly. 
  4. While the pot cools, separate the florets from the stems of your steamed broccoli
  5. Once the pot is cool to the touch, transfer the contents to a blender along with the nutritional yeast, miso paste, Dijon mustard, pepper, paprika and onion powder. Blend on high until very smooth. Approx 1-2 minutes. 
  6. When your soup is smooth, add the steamed broccoli stems and blend them briefly into the soup. Pour the soup back into the stock pot and return it to the stove over medium/low heat. 
  7. Stir the broccoli florets and vegan cheddar into the soup and allow the soup to heat to your desired serving temperature. Serve immediately and Enjoy!
  8. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


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