Broccoli Cheese Soup

patricia taylor

By
@blackvelvet65

Nothing like a bowl of this on a cold winter day.

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Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
melted butter
1/2 medium
chopped onion
1/4 c
flour
2 c
half and half
2 c
chicken stock
1/2 lb
fresh broccoli (about 1 cup)
1 c
carrot, julienned
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
8 oz
grated sharp cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Saute the onion in 1 tablespoon melted butter and set aside. In a large pot whisk together the melted butter and flour over medium heat for about 3-4 minutes.
2Slowly whisk in the half and half and chicken stock. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
3Add the broccoli, carrots and onions. Let them simmer on medium low for about 25 minutes until the broccoli and carrots are tender.
4Add the nutmeg, salt and pepper and sharp cheddar cheese. Let the cheese melt and then serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American