Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Soup

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Angelina Bourasaw

By
@Cookin4Fun


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Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
broccoli florets
1 c
chopped green onion
4 tsp
butter
4 Tbsp
flour
4 c
chicken stock
1 c
light cream
1 c
shredded swiss cheese
1/3 tsp
nutmeg
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

How to Make Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut enough florets to measure 2 cups.
  • 2Cut rest of broccoli into 1 inch pieces.
  • 3Cook florets and broccoli pieces, separately, in lightly salted water until just tender.
  • 4(Florets will be done first.)
  • 5Immediately rinse in cold water.
  • 6Drain.
  • 7Set florets aside until serving time.
  • 8In a large saucepan saute green onions in butter until tender; usually about 4 minutes.
  • 9Sprinkle in flour and cook one more minute, stirring with whisk.
  • 10Remove from heat and stir in broth.
  • 11Return to heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 12Add broccoli pieces to broth and puree in blender in batches, until smooth.
  • 13Just before serving, blend in cream and swiss cheese.
  • 14Simmer gently until cheese melts.
  • 15Add nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  • 16Add reserved florets and heat through.

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About Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy