12 oz. bag of broccoli florets or one head of broccoli with florets cut into small pieces
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
Place 2 cups of the diced potatoes and carrots in a medium stock pot with 8 cups of water and bring to a boil. Boil until vegetables are fork tender.
While potatoes and carrots are boiling, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large stock pot, add in the onions and saute until onions are translucent. Add the garlic, oregano and thyme and salute for 1 to 2 minutes more, until fragrant.
Add 1 container of the vegetable stock (4 cups), and the remaining diced potatoes, stir and bring to a boil, reduce heat a simmer until potatoes are fork tender.
While potatoes are boiling remove smaller pot of potatoes and carrots from pot and place in bowl of blender. Rinse pot add in more water and bring to a boil and add in the broccoli cooking until just tender. You don’t want them to overcook.
Add nutritional yeast, 1/3 cup of olive oil and 1 cup of vegetable stock to blender bowl with the potatoes and carrots. Blend until smooth and set aside.
When potatoes are ready coarsely smash them using a potato masher or fork.
Pour the blended mixture into the smashed potatoes and add 2 cups of vegetable stock, broccoli florets and the nutmeg, stir to combine and simmer 1 to 2 minutes more.
Add in more vegetable stock if needed. Taste and season with salt and pepper.