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Dairy Free “Cream of Broccoli” Soup

  • Author: Kerri Axelrod
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 bunches broccoli rabe
  • 1/2 cups chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tbls olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 tsp basil
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Ground pepper to taste


  1. In a medium saucepan bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add in broccoli and cover; cook until tender (approximately 13 minutes)
  2. Once done, in a blender add the remainder of the ingredients along with cooked broccoli
  3. Blend until thoroughly pureed
  4. Return soup to the pan and heat over low until soup is warmed
  5. Add a few squeeze of lemon if desired and serve