Spicy Broccoli Cheese Soup
Difficulty 5 minutes Serves 4
A creamy cheese-flavored veggie soup by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw
made with fresh broccoli, hemp seeds, almond milk, cashew nuts, red bell pepper, chili spice, and plenty of vitamin B-rich nutritional yeast. Super flavorful and satisfying!! Lightly blanching your broccoli florets softens them up while still maintaining all of that gorgeous nutrition.
Ingredients 6 cups broccoli florets
1 cup raw cashews (soaked for 2 hrs)
1 cup hemp seeds
2 1/2 large red bell peppers
1 cup almond milk
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup nutritional yeast
1 tsp of red chili pepper flakes
1 tsp sea salt
Directions 1) Cut all the florets off of the broccoli stalks (save for your next salad or juice them).
2) Place in a medium size bowl and cover with hot water to slightly blanch and soften. Allow the broccoli to sit while you make the sauce.
3) Chop the red pepper into chunks then add to a blender with the almond milk and lemon juice. Blend until the pepper is broken down nicely. If you blend everything at once the red pepper won