CREAMY FRESH BROCCOLI SOUP by Freda
Cream soups do not keep well, they will break down and turn to water, So be sure to use it all with in the same day.
CREAMY FRESH BROCCOLI SOUP
1 lbfresh broccoli, cut in 1
3 Tbsbutter or margarine
1/3 Cchopped onion
1/4 tspground nutmeg (just a pinch)
1/2 tspgarlic or garlic pdr
3 TBSall purpose flour
1 can(14oz) swansons clear chicken broth
How to Make CREAMY FRESH BROCCOLI SOUP by Freda
- in a 3 Qt. covered sauce pan, in 1" of boiling water cook broccoli about 5 min. til fork tender. DRAIN in collander.
- in same sauce pan over med. heat, add butter , onion, and nutmeg,garlic, cook onion til tender, stir occasionally.
Stir in flour, cook 1 min. stir constantly.
(this makes a thick rue, which is the thickening for this soup)
- Gradually stir in broth;
cook til mixture boils and thickens, whisk or stir constantly.
- add milk, and Broccoli, heat to just hot, stir ocasionally.
Season to taste with salt and pepper, as needed.
Makes 4 cups