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Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe? Learn how to make Broccoli Cheese Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shirleywm

Makes 8 servings



Lower in calories and fat than some

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli Cheese Soup

2 tablespoons margarine
1 onion , chopped
1 garlic clove , chopped
1 stalk celery , chopped
29 ounce chicken broth
4 cups broccoli
3 tablespoons margarine
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups skim milk
1 pepper
2 oz Velveeta cheese

Recipe Directions for Broccoli Cheese Soup

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons margarine in medium sized stock pot, and sauté onion, garlic and celery until tender.

  2. Add broccoli and broth; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Purée soup (I use a hand blender) or mash with potato masher.

  4. Return to heat.

  5. In small saucepan, over medium heat melt 3 tablespoons margarine, stir in flour and add milk.

  6. Stir until thick and bubbly, add to soup.

  7. Add cheese; stir until melted.

  8. Season with pepper and serve.

  9. Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/best-cream-of-broccoli-soup-42071#ixzz1kKZJVXtX

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
153
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
554mg
23%
Potassium
357mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 15% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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