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Broccoli Cheese Soup
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Homemade broccoli cheese soup is a fast and easy meal perfect for cold winter days.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 117kcal
Author Jennifer Pullman

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup low fat cheddar cheese shredded
  • 10 oz Broccoli Chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine vegetable broth and broccoli, heating until broccoli is soft.
  • In a separate pot heat milk and cream until scalded.
  • In a larger soup pot, add butter and onions.
  • Cook onions until they soften.
  • Add flour slowly to butter stirring to make a roux.
  • Slowly add stock to the roux with a whisk.
  • Make sure to keep the soup thick.
  • Next add milk slowly and continue to stir with a whisk.
  • Add cheddar cheese and season.
  • Heat soup until the cheese is melted and the soup has thickened.
  • Serve with 1 TB cheddar cheese on top.

Notes

Adapted from Cafe Laura's recipe Penn State University

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 226mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 32.3mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 0.5mg