Marsha Gardner Recipe

Cream of Broccoli Soup

By Marsha Gardner mrdick1950


I usually end up quadrupling this recipe if I make for my soup loving grand kids. I use fresh broccoli and just microwave it for a few minutes before adding to soup.

I sometimes add shredded cheddar to make a Cheesy Cream of Broccoli Soup. Adapt to your family.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
4-6
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 bunch
broccoli, cut into florets and blanched in microwave
6 Tbsp
butter
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3 Tbsp
onion, chopped
5 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
dash(es)
freshly ground black pepper
dash(es)
freshly grated nutmeg
2
milk
1 c
chicken broth
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook onions in butter. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, milk and chicken broth. Cook until slightly thickened. Add broccoli and heat through.
2
I take my submersion blender at this point and blend until smooth. Reserve a little broccoli to serve as a garnish on top.
3
If adding cheese, do so after blending. Heat through being careful not to scorch.

About this Recipe

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