Cream of Broccoli Soup

1
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

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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

How to Make Cream of Broccoli Soup

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.

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About Cream of Broccoli Soup

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




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