Broccoli Soup Recipe

Broccoli Soup picture

Summary

Servings5Cuisine
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Grated onion2 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Half and half1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken broth2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dried basil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chopped broccoli3 Cup (48 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 318 Calories from Fat 227

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.6%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.8 mg

Sodium 510.7 mg21.3%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 7 g14.5%

Vitamin A 29.6% Vitamin C 158.1%

Calcium 17% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Saute onion in butter in a Dutch oven.
Add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add milk, half-and-half, and chicken broth; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in salt, garlic powder, and basil.
Add broccoli, cover and cook over medium heat 15 minutes and then blend smooth.
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