Broccoli- Alfredo Soup
1 (1-lb.) pkg. Green Giant Frozen Broccoli Cuts
1/2 cup water
1 (10-oz.) container refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1/2 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Shredded carrot, if desired
1 . In medium saucepan, combine broccoli and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Do not drain.
2 . Place about 1 cup of the broccoli and water mixture in blender container. Cover; blend until smooth.
3 . To broccoli mixture in saucepan, add pureed broccoli, Alfredo sauce, milk and pepper; mix well. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with shredded carrot.