Diary-Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Non-Diary Creamy Veggie Comfort Soup


Cecily Cole-Jones

soup with green leaf on white ceramic bowl
soup with green leaf on white ceramic bowl

Creamy Dairy-Free Soup: The Ultimate Comfort Food

Looking for a warm and comforting soup that's also dairy-free? This homemade soup is the perfect solution! It's packed with flavor and incredibly easy to make, so you can have a steaming bowl of goodness ready to enjoy in no time.

To make this soup, simply combine all the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Then, reduce the heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender. Once the soup is ready, blend it until smooth and creamy. That's it!

This soup is the perfect comfort food for a cold day or a busy weeknight. It's also a great option for people with dietary restrictions. So next time you're craving a bowl of soup, give this recipe a try. You won't be disappointed!


3 medium or 4 small heads fresh broccoli

6 cloves fresh garlic

1 small shallot diced

2 onions diced

3 peeled russet potatoes medium

4 Tablespoons of Butter (or olive oil for diary free)

French Loaf for Cheesy Croutons

1-1/2 - 2 Cups shredded diary-free cheddar cheese

1 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth

4 cups water

1 hand held blender to emulsify

Seasonings needed: season salt, granulated garlic, black pepper, sea salt, crushed red pepper flakes

  • Peel broccoli stems, remove from the crowns, cut stems into small pieces

  • Peel and dice potatoes set aside

  • Melt butter or heat oil in a heavy stock pot - add garlic, shallots & onions - sauté until slightly transparent

  • Add broccoli stems and potatoes - lightly season with season salt and granulated garlic

  • Add water and let come to boil simmer for 20 minutes

  • Add 1/2 broccoli florets and simmer for 7 minutes until soft

  • Remove from heat - emulsify with hand blender until smooth - taste and additionally season to taste

  • Add remaining florets simmer for 5 minutes

  • Add 2 cups of cheddar cheese

Cheesy Croutons: sliced French loaf spray with non stick spray, sprinkle with granulated garlic, shredded cheddar, pinch of crushed pepper flakes (optional). Place under the broiler until melted. Lightly cool and cut into small squares for croutons.

Serve soup in large soup bowls and croutons on the side