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Creamy Broccoli Soup

Whole Living, January/February January/February 2013
  • Yield Makes 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp coconut or extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups Cleansing Broth
  • 1 head broccoli, trimmed and chopped (6 cups)
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1 avocado, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and pepper flakes and cook, stirring, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil. Add broccoli and cook, covered, until bright green and tender, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat, stir in spinach, and let cool slightly.

  2. Transfer soup to blend and puree with avocado. Adjust seasoning. Garnish with avocado and a drizzle of olive oil.

Cook's Note

Refrigerate soup in an airtight container up to 3 days.

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