Overhead shot of broccoli and cauliflower soup topped with cheese and croutons in a green bowl.

Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

This easy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup recipe makes a family friendly lunch in minutes. Use frozen vegetables to keep things super simple. The child friendly version of Broccoli Stilton Soup, packs a punch with two portions of vegetables and plenty of taste.

Course Lunch
Cuisine Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 287 kcal
Author Sarah Barnes


  • 400 g Broccoli
  • 400 g Cauliflower
  • 200 g Onions
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper To taste
  • 750 ml Stock Good Quality.
  • 300 ml Milk
  • 120 g Cheddar cheese

To serve: (Optional)

  • 50 g Cheddar cheese
  • Croutons (Homemade or shop bought)


  1. Wash, and chop broccoli and cauliflower into large chunks. Finely slice your onion and crush the garlic.  

  2. Put the broccoli, cauliflower, onions, garlic, stock and plenty of salt and pepper into a large saucepan. 

  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are just cooked through.

  4. Remove from the heat. Add the milk and cheese and blend until smooth.

  5. Heat through again before serving if needed.

  6. Top with the remaining grated cheese, and croutons. 

  7. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 287 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 1110mg 46%
Potassium 846mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 32%
Vitamin C 171.6%
Calcium 48.1%
Iron 8.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.