Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by mwhalen617

Makes 6 servings



Use whole milk - more calories and worse rating for 2% and cream

Recipe Ingredients for Cream of Broccoli Soup

4 cups water
4 cups broccoli florets
2 tablespoons margarine
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for Cream of Broccoli Soup

  1. In a medium-sized cooking pot, add water and broccoli florets and bring to boil; reduce heat and cook for about 3 minutes. Drain, reserving all of the water.

  2. In a food processor or blender, process half the cooked broccoli until fairly smooth. Chop remaining broccoli and set aside.

  3. In a heavy-bottomed cooking pot, melt butter or margarine, add onion and celery and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes until soft. Stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly for about 1 to 2 minutes. Add reserved water and chicken bouillon granules, and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium; simmer, stirring constantly until thickened.

  4. Stir in milk, nutmeg, pepper, and processed and chopped broccoli, and heat through. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve garnished with grated cheddar cheese.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 359.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
206mg
9%
Potassium
381mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
15.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
8.2g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 21% Iron 5%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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