Broccoli Chowder Recipe

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


Submitted by marinkydinky

Makes 6 servings



Recipe I found on foodnetwork.com I tweaked a couple of amounts. Supposed to be 1 cup servings

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli Chowder

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 1/2 large carrot, diced
4 stalks celery, diced
1 large potato, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 cups broccoli cut into 1-inch pieces, stems and florets separated (3 cups)
1 cup grated reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/8 teaspoon salt, to taste

Recipe Directions for Broccoli Chowder

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot and celery; cook, stirring often,

  2. until the onion and celery soften, 5 to 6 minutes. Add potato and garlic; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in flour,

  3. dry mustard and cayenne; cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes.

  4. Add broth and broccoli stems; bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  5. Stir in florets; simmer, covered, until the broccoli is tender, about 10 minutes more. Transfer 2 cups of the chowder to a bowl

  6. and mash; return to the pan.

  7. Stir in Cheddar and sour cream; cook over medium heat, stirring, until the cheese is melted and the chowder is heated through.

  8. Season with salt.

  9. *Ingredient note: Most supermarkets sell broccoli crowns, which are the tops of the bunches, with the stalks cut off. Although crowns are more expensive than entire bunches, they are convenient and there is considerably less waste.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 362.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.1g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
725mg
30%
Potassium
713mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
21.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 73% Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 21% Iron 8%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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