Mary Ellen's Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

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Submitted by wvmee2006

Makes 6 servings



Slightly less guilty broccoli cheddar soup

Recipe Ingredients for Mary Ellen's Broccoli Cheddar Soup

1 serving Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread - Original with Flax 39% Natural Veg Oils (1 Tbsp)
1/2 cup, chopped Onions
4 serving Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread - Original with Flax 39% Natural Veg Oils (1 Tbsp)
1/4 cup Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
16 oz Fat Free Half
3 cup Light
20 oz Broccoli
42 inch long Carrots
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, Ground
8 oz Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
2 tsp Salt, Table
2 tsp Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for Mary Ellen's Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  1. Sauté onion in butter (Smart Balance). Set aside.

  2. Cook melted butter (Smart Blanace) and flour using a whisk over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Stir constantly and add the half & half.

  3. Add the chicken broth. Simmer for 20 minutes.

  4. Add the broccoli, carrots and onions. Cook over low heat 20-25 minutes.

  5. Add salt and pepper. Can be puréed in a blender. Return to heat and add cheese. Stir in nutmeg.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 902.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
543
Calories from Fat
151
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.8g
26%
Saturated Fat
9.4g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1794mg
75%
Potassium
368mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
76.2g
25%
Dietary Fiber
17.0g
68%
Sugars
42.2g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 1918% Vitamin C 212%
Calcium 46% Iron 6%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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