Mushroom & Broccoli Soup

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 45 min.


8 servings (1-1/2 quarts)

Updated: Nov. 09, 2023
One of my girls won’t eat meat and the other struggles to get enough fiber. This recipe is a perfect way to give them what they need in a dish they love to eat. I save my broccoli stems in the freezer until I have about two small bags, and then I make soup. —Maria Davis, Flower Mound, Texas
Mushroom & Broccoli Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bunch broccoli (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 medium carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Cut broccoli florets into bite-sized pieces. Peel and chop stalks.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute mushrooms until tender, 4-6 minutes. Stir in soy sauce; remove from pan.
  3. In same pan, combine broccoli stalks, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, broth and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until vegetables are softened, 25-30 minutes.
  4. Puree soup using an immersion blender. Or cool slightly and puree soup in a blender; return to pan. Stir in florets and mushrooms; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until broccoli is tender, 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 69 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 574mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.