CREAM OF BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR SOUP

 

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  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh Broccoli (about 1 medium bunch)
  • 1/4 C. Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 C. Green Pepper, chopped
  • 2 Celery Stalks, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) Chicken Broth
  • 2 T. Butter
  • 2 T. all purpose Flour
  • 2 C. Milk
  • 1/4 t. Black Pepper
  • 2 C. (8 oz.) shredded, Mild Cheddar Cheese

Directions

  • Directions:
  • Chop broccoli into small pieces. Combine broccoli, onion, green pepper, celery and chicken broth in a medium size soup pot; heat to boil. Reduce heat, cover & simmer for 7 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
  • Transfer (in 3rds) to a food processor or blender. Process until fairly smooth.
  • Melt butter in same soup pot; add flour. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until bubbly. Wisk in milk & pepper; heat to boil, stirring constantly; Reduce heat, return broccoli puree back to soup pot. Stir in cheese; heat just until cheese melts (do not boil), stirring constantly. Ladel into soup bowls & enjoy!
  • Servings: 6

Notes

Source of Recipe:

From the Sargento's TOH magazine

So good and so good for you!

Categories: Dairy  Misc. Soup/Stew  Soup  Vegetable 

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