Cream of Broccoli Soup

Marsha Gardner

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4-6
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 bunch
broccoli, cut into florets and blanched in microwave
6 Tbsp
butter
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

Step-By-Step

1Cook onions in butter. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, milk and chicken broth. Cook until slightly thickened. Add broccoli and heat through.
2I take my submersion blender at this point and blend until smooth. Reserve a little broccoli to serve as a garnish on top.
3If 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