Rich And Creamy Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe

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Rich and creamy broccoli & cheese soup

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

My dad used to make several versions of this soup, this is one of my favorites.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 small
onion, chopped
1/4 c
flour
2 c
light cream
3 c
lowe-sodium chicken broth
2
bay leaves
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
4 c
broccoli florets
1
carrot, diced
2-1/2 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in lg pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring for 5 mins. Whisk in flour. Whisk in light cream slowly. Whisk until smooth.
2
Pour in chicken broth. Add bay leaves and nutmeg. Season w/ salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to med-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 20 mins.
3
Add broccoli and carrot. Simmer another 20 mins. Discard bay leaves. Puree soup, in batches in a blender. Return to pot. Add cheese, whisk until cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy