If using the broccoli stems, peel them and cut them into chunks. Rinse, cover dish with plastic wrap, and microwave for 3 minutes. Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.
Each serving contains about 39 calories, 3 g protein, 1 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 90 mg sodium.
To make this recipe gluten-free, use broth that is gluten-free. Read food labels carefully and contact the company if you have any questions.