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Gluten Free, Vegan, Very Easy Broccoli Soup

Start in the blender, finish on the stove, this soup is a favorite at our house because it's fast, easy, and delicious.
Course Soup
Cuisine Gluten Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Jodi Stewart


  • 5 cloves garlic
  • medium onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans water use the chickpea can or 1 32 oz box of Swanson vegetable broth
  • 14 oz bag frozen broccoli florets
  • 2 tsp lemon juice optional
  • Salt to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients, except for salt, in a large blender
  2. Blend until very smooth.
  3. Pour into medium sized sauce pan.
  4. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for 15 minutes until the texture is soft (the vegetables need to cook).
  5. Taste and add salt.
  6. Serve immediately.
  7. Non vegan option: top with shredded cheddar cheese.