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broccoli potato cheese soup

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Adrienne Bruce
Coeur d'Alene, ID

My Mom makes this. Learned it from her. Though the powdered milk part is my idea.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 , I think
method Stove Top

Ingredients For broccoli potato cheese soup

  • 4 or 5
    medium large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • florets from 1 or 2 heads of broccoli, the stems either tossed or peeled and cubed
  • 1 or2 Tbsp
    dried minced onion or fresh if you wish
  • 1 box
    velveeta cheese cubed
  • 1 qt
    milk, any fat percentage you drink
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make broccoli potato cheese soup

  • 1
    Place cubed potatoes, broccoli,and onions in a large pot and add enough water to cover.
  • 2
    Boil till potatoes can be pierced with a fork but dont fall apart.
  • 3
    Pour off water and add milk. If milk doesn't cover add a little extra. If you don't want to waste the water and risk losing the onions, you can add enough dry milk flakes to make milk and then proceed to next step.
  • 4
    Add cheese to milk and heat slowly over low heat stirring occasionally till cheese is all melted in. Add seasoning early in this process. Taste. Serve.