Slow Cooker Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cook broccoli, potatoes, and onion in a slow cooker. On the stove, make a vegan béchamel sauce and stir it into the hot soup to make it thick and creamy.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • ½ medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened soymilk
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Place the broccoli, potatoes, onion, and vegetable broth in a 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook over low heat for 8 hours or until the potatoes are very tender.
  • Use an immersion blender or traditional blender to purée the soup until smooth.
  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add flour and stir to form a roux. Slowly add soymilk and whisk until smooth to form a béchamel sauce, about 3 minutes. Stir béchamel sauce into the soup. Stir in salt and mix well.