Friday, April 3, 2015

♥ Cream of Broccoli Soup
























Here's another wonderful soup that just says comfort food to me.  I like my soup rich and thick and creamy with a vegetable now and then to make it somewhat healthy!  LOL.  I like to serve this in a hollowed out bread bowl too. So good and so easy to make!

Cream of Broccoli Soup

6 cups water
10 ounces fresh or fr
ozen chopped broccoli florets
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons white pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup milk
1 cup heavy cream or half and half
1/4 cup butter

In a large soup pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the broccoli and onion and boil for 10 to 12 minutes. Add the cheese, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the cheese melts. Add the milk, cream, and butter. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.

If you like your broth thicker, whisk 1/2 cup cold water with 1/3 cup flour until smooth. Slowly add to the hot soup, stirring rapidly. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until the soup is the consistency of heavy cream. Serve hot with a little shredded cheese (yellow or white) on top.

























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3 comments :

  1. There is something comforting about a good soup like this. Pinning it to try!!

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  2. Broccoli if my favorite. I will be trying this one.

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  3. Broccoli is my favorite. I will be trying this.

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