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Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Low Calorie Broccoli Cheese Soup
Kimberley K. Eggleston
Serve this creamy low calorie broccoli cheese soup with a half sandwich or toasted whole wheat bread.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped, peeled potato
  • 1 16 oz. package frozen, chopped broccoi
  • 3 cups 1% lowfat milk
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 8 oz. aged white cheddar cheese, shredded

Preparation:

1. Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken broth, potato, and broccoli, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, until the potato is tender.

2. In a separate dish, whisk together the milk and flour. Add the milk mixture to the potato mixture, and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove the soup from the heat, and add the salt, pepper, and cheese, Stir until the cheese is melted.

3. Place 1/2 of the soup mixture in a blender, and process until smooth. Return the soup to the pan, and serve.

Serves 8

Per Serving Calories 235, Fat 12 gm, Carbs 18gm

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 5 out of 5
Both kids LOVED it!, Member Mommato2girls

I will definitely be making this soup again! Both my girls loved it!!!! Very creamy and no heavy cream involved or velveta! Very good wholesome soup!

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