Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup is comfort food, by anyone’s definition and making it in the Instant Pot,  just makes it so much better.  This homemade soup is ready to serve in less than 30 minutes, and requires fewer than 7 ingredients! Fresh broccoli, potato, leeks and garlic give the soup a traditional taste, but adding the lemon garlic cashew cream adds a smooth flavor that you will love.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 255

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Creamy, fresh homemade broccoli soup. Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.


  • 4 cups fresh broccoli (or frozen)
  • 8 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large russet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Lemon Garlic Cashew Cream
  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked
  • 1 cup water
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • For topping, 2 tbsp toasted pistachios


  1. Add all soup ingredients to Instant Pot. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes. Quick release pressure when soup is finished.
  2. Allow soup to cool slightly.
  3. Using small hand blender, blend a portion of soup vegetables to create a creamy texture. Blend as much or little as you like, however more blending will result in a creamier soup with no vegetables.
  4. Lemon Garlic Cashew Cream
  5. Add all ingredients to high speed blender like Vitamix. Blend until completely smooth.
  6. Add cream to soup and stir slowly until all cream is absorbed into the soup.
  7. Top with toasted pistachios.



Steps for making Cream of Broccoli Soup-Instant Pot

Cream of Broccoli Soup

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