Creamy Vegetable Soup


Traditional cream soups are made with a roux consisting of butter, flour and milk. This tasty recipe omits the flour and thickens the soup with oats.

  • 4Servings


  • 1 cup cooked rolled oats
  • 3 cups Vegetable Stock
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or white wine
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil


1. In large saucepan, combine oil, juice or wine, broccoli, onion and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are softened, about 15 minutes. Add thyme, basil and stock.

2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

3. Transfer mixture to food processor or blender. Add oatmeal and process until thick and creamy. Return to pot and add cayenne pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 97
  • Carbohydrate Content: 16 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 764 mg