Italian Broccoli Cheese Soup

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

If you like, you can use any other sharp aged cheese that melts well, like Pecorino or Asiago, for the Parmesan. source unknown


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 cup diced onions
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced carrot
2 tbsp. minced fresh garlic
1 tbsp.dried italian seasoning
1/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup flour
4 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 bag frozen chopped broccoli, 1 lb.
6 oz. cream cheese, cubed
1 cup grated parmesan
salt and black pepper and fresh lemon juice to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sweat onions, celery, carrot, garlic, and Italian seasoning in oil in large pot over medium low heat til beginning to soften, 5 minutes.
2
Stir in flour to coat vegetables; cook 1 minute. Gradually stir in broth and add broccoli. Increase heat to medium high.
3
Simmer soup til it thickens slightly, 5 to 8 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in cream cheese til it melts. Add Parmesan and stir til it melts. Season soup with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Serves 4

About this Recipe

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