white bean broccoli soup
  • (14 oz. can) vegetable broth
  • (1 cup) water
  • (1 lb.) broccoli crowns, trimmed and chopped
  • (14 oz. can) cannellini beans, rinsed
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground white pepper
  • (1 cup) shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese



White Bean and Broccoli Soup

Fresh broccoli and meaty cannellini beans pureed with extra-sharp cheddar cheese forms a thick and creamy soup.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place a medium saucepan over High heat. Add broth and water. When boiling, add broccoli, cover and cook 8
  2. 2Add beans, salt and pepper, stir and cook another minute.
  3. 3Puree in a blender with cheese in 2 batches and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 153
  • Total Fat 7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Cholesterol 21 mg
  • Sodium 437 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Soups and Stews

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.