Healthy Creamy Broccoli & Spinach Cheese Soup
Recipe type: Soup, Healthy, Dinner
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Serves: 4-6
Broccoli and Spinach Cheese soup made healthy with tons of flavor and less than 250 calories per serving!
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 yellow onion,chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped sage leaves (fresh)
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 12 oz broccoli florets
  • 6 oz baby spinach
  • 1 cup fat free cottage cheese
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground white pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 tbsp shaved parmesan
  1. In a large pot with a lid, over medium heat, add ghee.
  2. Once ghee has melted and has heated (about a minute) add your chopped onions and saute for about 6 minutes, or until onions are almost translucent.
  3. Add your sage leaves and cook for another 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  4. Add broth and bring to a low boil and add your broccoli and spinach.
  5. Stir and cover with lid and allow to steam/simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring ocasoinally
  6. Add cottage cheese, stir and cook for another minute.
  7. Remove pot from heat and very carefully in batches puree the mix.
  8. Once mix is fully pureed pour back into pot and place pot over medium heat again.
  9. Add your nutmeg, white pepper, garlic powder. Stir.
  10. Add your cheddar cheese and lower heat to medium low. Allow cheese to melt completely about another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  11. Salt & Pepper to taste (I used the full 2 tsp, however to each their own)!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 cups Calories: 227 Fat: 10.8g Carbohydrates: 15.2g Fiber: 4g Protein: 18.8g
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at