CREAMY FRESH BROCCOLI SOUP by Freda

FREDA GABLE

By
@cookin4me

Soup's on, . . Here's my very good Creamy soup. This is a basic recipe. But its Oh So good in the Winter, and really warms the tummy with nice slice of fresh baked Hot from oven french Bread. . . enjoy.


Note:
Cream soups do not keep well, they will break down and turn to water, So be sure to use it all with in the same day.


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Serves:

4 cups

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

CREAMY FRESH BROCCOLI SOUP

1 lb
fresh broccoli, cut in 1
3 Tbs
butter or margarine
1/3 C
chopped onion
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg (just a pinch)
1/2 tsp
garlic or garlic pdr
3 TBS
all purpose flour
1 can
(14oz) swansons clear chicken broth
1 C
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a 3 Qt. covered sauce pan, in 1" of boiling water cook broccoli about 5 min. til fork tender. DRAIN in collander.
2
in same sauce pan over med. heat, add butter , onion, and nutmeg,garlic, cook onion til tender, stir occasionally.
Stir in flour, cook 1 min. stir constantly.
(this makes a thick rue, which is the thickening for this soup)
3
Gradually stir in broth;
cook til mixture boils and thickens, whisk or stir constantly.
4
add milk, and Broccoli, heat to just hot, stir ocasionally.
Season to taste with salt and pepper, as needed.
Makes 4 cups

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy