Flu Buster Soup Remedy Recipe

by Sharon Hopkins

A delicious, creamy vegetable soup without any cream, this gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and Whole 30-friendly recipe is packed with lots of antiviral goodness.

Prep Time:

10 mins


Cook Time:

25 mins


Total Time:

35 mins



1 Tablespoon olive oil

1/2 small onion, chopped

2-3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 teaspoon peeled, minced fresh ginger root

2 small potatoes, chopped (peeled, if you like)

1/2 head of cauliflower, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 medium zucchini, chopped

2 large carrots, chopped (no need to peel)

2 stalks of celery, chopped

salt and pepper, to taste

juice of one lemon (about 2 Tablespoons)

4 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth

1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to preferred level of spice)

Greek yogurt, if desired, for serving


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Saute the onion, garlic, ginger, and turmeric for a few minutes, until onions start to soften and become translucent.

  3. Add the remaining veggies, and salt and pepper, and saute for several minutes longer.

  4. Pour in the lemon juice, and stir to coat the vegetables.

  5. Add the broth, cayenne and additional salt and pepper, if desired bring to a boil, cover and boil for 10-15 minutes, or until the veggies are soft.

  6. Use an immersion blender, or add the contents of the pot to a blender of food processor (in portions, if needed, based on the size of your blender), puree until smooth and creamy.

  7. Return the soup to the pot, and heat through.

Serve with Greek yogurt, if desired.


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