Broccoli Cheese Soup

patricia taylor

By
@blackvelvet65

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute 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.
2
Slowly whisk in the half and half and chicken stock. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
3
Add the broccoli, carrots and onions. Let them simmer on medium low for about 25 minutes until the broccoli and carrots are tender.
4
Add 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