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Soups: Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by french_tutor

Makes 6 servings



Why use a can - this is really easy, and the taste is wonderful. Eliminate all the chemicals, sodium, and modified starches; eat clean! Makes 6 cups.

Recipe Ingredients for SOUPS: Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup

1 tbsp butter
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 cup broccoli, chopped and cooked in chicken broth
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
5 oz evaporated milk
3 oz water
1 1/2 oz dry sherry
1 cup broccoli florets, cooked in chicken broth
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup chicken broth
8 oz reduced fat cheddar, shredded

Recipe Directions for SOUPS: Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup

  1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened and slightly translucent, about 4 minutes.

  2. Stir in cooked broccoli, onion powder, salt, thyme, and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until the broccoli juices are almost evaporated, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle the flour over the mixture; stir to coat. Add the milk and sherry, and bring to a simmer, stirring often.

  4. Stir in broccoli florets, skim milk, and chicken broth. Heat back to a simmer and simmer, stirring, 5 minutes.

  5. Stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth.

  6. May add extra chicken broth if you like thinner soup.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup, American-Southern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 192.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
222
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
7.1g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
828mg
35%
Potassium
272mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 67% 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
  • Very high in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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