Broccoli-cheddar Soup


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Perk up the nutrient content of your menu with this warm and healthy Broccoli-cheddar soup. The broccoli spears simply blend with the cheddar cheese in this delectable hot soup recipe which is best enjoyed with bread sticks.

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Broccoli-cheddar Soup recipe - How to make Broccoli-cheddar Soup



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cooking spray

1 cup chopped onions

4 cups chopped broccoli (about 3/4 pound), divided

2 cups diced peeled red potato (about 3/4 pound)

1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) powder

2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans low-salt chicken broth

1 bayleaf (tejpatta)

3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

1 (12-ounce) can evaporated skim milk

Dash of pepper


  1. Coat a large pot with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot.
  2. Add onion; saute 5 minutes.
  3. Add 2 cups broccoli, potato, garlic powder, broth, and bay leaf; bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Discard bay leaf.
  6. Place half of broccoli mixture in container of a blender; cover and process until smooth.
  7. Spoon into a bowl.
  8. Repeat procedure with remaining broccoli mixture. return broccoli puree to pan; add cheese, milk, pepper, and remaining 2 cups broccoli.
  9. Cook over medium heat 4 minutes, or until broccoli is just tender, stirring until cheese melts.

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This recipe was contributed by afrin on 18 Oct 2000

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