Low-Calorie Creamy Broccoli Soup

creamy broccoli soup

If you’re looking for a low-calorie soup recipe that will warm you up from the inside out, then look no further than this delicious creamy broccoli soup.

When you follow an OPTIFAST Intermittent Fasting or Partial Meal Replacement plan, you can enjoy conventional meals alongside your selection of OPTIFAST products. Stay on track with your weight loss plan and enjoy this healthy broccoli soup which is less than 200 calories.

OPTIFAST Soups are available in Tomato, Potato & Leek and Vegetable flavours and are a great meal replacement option when following an OPTIFAST weight loss plan.

This is the perfect low-calorie soup recipe to add more variety to your weight loss plan. Discover the ingredients you’ll need and how you can make this tasty creamy broccoli soup below.

creamy broccoli soup

Low-Calorie Creamy Broccoli Soup



  • 500 g broccoli, washed and cut into small florets
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 - 3 tbsp ground wholegrain oat flour
  • 1 litre low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • Freshly grated ginger
  • Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp crème fraiche
  • 20 g flaked almonds

Allergens: contains nuts, milk, oats (gluten). 


  1. Wash and cut the broccoli into small florets, then set aside. 

  2. Peel and finely chop the onion.     

  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Then add the onion and broccoli florets and cook 2-3 minutes or until the onions begin to soften.  

  4. Sprinkle in the wholegrain oat flour, then pour in the vegetable broth. 

  5. Simmer the soup over a moderate heat for about 10 minutes, then stir in the ginger, cayenne pepper, and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper to taste.     

  6. Purée the soup with a hand blender and warm through 

  7. Add the crème fraiche and divide among 4 bowls 

  8. Optional: garnish the soup with toasted almond flakes and florets of cooked broccoli. 

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving

Energy 168 kcal
Fat 11g
Carbohydrates 10g
Protein 8g


Learn how you can customise and prepare your OPTIFAST Soups as part of your weight loss plan here:

How to Get the Most from Your OPTIFAST Soup


How to Get the Most from Your OPTIFAST Soup

Find out how to make OPTIFAST Soups properly to get the most from your meal replacement products.

2021-02-25 14:01:59By Health & Nutrition Expert



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