Rating: 3 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

This easy homemade broccoli and cheese soup features the convenience of frozen broccoli, packaged croutons, and on-hand staples such as flour, milk, chicken broth and cheese.    

Recipe by MyRecipes February 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
2 qt
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add flour and cook, stirring to make a paste, for 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in broth and then bring to a boil. Add broccoli and cook, stirring often until tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Using a blender, puree broccoli mixture in batches. Transfer batches to a large bowl. Return puree to saucepan, place over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Gradually whisk in milk and 1 cup cheese. Ladle soup into bowls. Top each serving with croutons and a sprinkling of remaining cheese.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; fat 17g; saturated fat 11g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 52mg; sodium 927mg.
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