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HOMEMADE BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR SOUP

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HOMEMADE BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR SOUP

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Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Total: 40 mins | Servings: 4 | Yield: 4 servings

Hot, cheesy, and delicious! This broccoli and Cheddar soup are very soothing. Serve it with garlic bread and you got yourself a meal to warm your soul! I can’t think of any reason why you shouldn’t give this a try. I’ve cooked a lot of soup in my life, but this one just hit me straight to heart. I love every sip of this soup. I’m sure you will too!

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter

¼ small onion, chopped

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 cup half-and-half

1 ½ cups chicken broth

salt and ground black pepper to taste

2 cups chopped broccoli

1 carrot, chopped

1 celery stalk, chopped

1 ¼ cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese

Directions:

Step 1: Place a stock-pot on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Step 2: Add the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 3: Add the chopped onion and sauté’ for 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent.

Step 4: Add flour and stir for 5 minutes or until the colour of the mixture becomes golden brown.

Step 5: Gently add half-and-half into the mixture and stir until well mixed.

Step 6: Pour in the chicken broth and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 7: Simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until the mixture becomes thick.

Step 8: Add carrot, celery, and broccoli. Continue to simmer for 20 minutes or until the veggies are tender.

Step 9: Reduce to low heat and add Cheddar cheese and cook for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted completely.

Step 10: Remove from the heat and serve right away. Enjoy!

Note:

Add more water about 1/4 cup, if the soup is too thick.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 344.7 calories; protein 13.1g 26% DV; carbohydrates 11.9g 4% DV; fat 27.8g 43% DV; cholesterol 84.6mg 28% DV; sodium 822.7mg 33% DV.

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