Broccoli-Potato Soup with Greens


This easy recipe for broccoli soup is speedy enough--and fiiling enough--for a quick lunch. Potatoes add extra heartiness, while the winter greens add flavor and color.

Broccoli-Potato Soup with Greens
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
13 mins


  • 2 medium red potatoes, chopped

  • 1 14.5 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 3 cup small broccoli florets

  • 2 cup milk

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 2 cup smoked Gouda cheese, shredded (8 ounces)

  • Ground black pepper

  • 2 cup winter greens (such as curly endive, chicory, romaine, escarole, or spinach)

  • Shredded Gouda cheese (optional)


  1. In large saucepan combine potatoes and broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 8 minutes. Mash slightly. Add broccoli and milk; bring just to simmering.

  2. In a medium bowl toss flour with the 2 cups cheese; gradually add to soup, stirring cheese until melted. Season to taste with pepper. Ladle soup into shallow serving bowls. Top with greens and additional cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

365 Calories
18g Fat
28g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 782mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 73.8mg 369%
Calcium 595.7mg 46%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 810mg 17%
Folate, total 116.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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