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Raw Cream of Broccoli Soup

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On a raw food diet? Raw soup may seem a little out-of-the-box, but just wait until you sink your spoon into this savory nutritious raw cream of broccoli soup. The broccoli blends with the cashews to create a creamy texture while the herbs and spices create a flavor your palate will instantly recognize. Vary the herbs according to what you have on hand. If you serve this raw food soup immediately, it will even be a little warm from the blending!

See also: More easy raw food soup recipes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 1/2 quarts

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup broccoli stems, chopped, thick skins removed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow or red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, optional
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon nama shoyu
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper or cayenne, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed

Preparation:

Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 to 40 seconds or until a creamy consistency is reached. You may wish to add a little more water. Serve immediately. If refrigerated, you may want to warm the soup to room temperature before serving. Garnish your raw cream of broccoli soup with extra fresh dill.

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