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Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Cow illustration on blue background surrounded by dairy illustrations

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Cow illustration on blue background surrounded by dairy illustrations

Yields1 Serving

Ingredients
 3 ½ lbs broccoli (about 4 bunches) washed and drained
 ½ cup chopped green onion
 2 tsp butter
 2 (14 oz) cans of fat free, low sodium chicken broth
 4 tbsp flour
 4 cups 1% milk
 3 cups shredded reduced fat Swiss cheese

Directions
1

Cut broccoli into small pieces, discarding any overly thick bottom stems.

2

Boil broccoli in a medium saucepan until just tender to retain nutrients.

3

Immediately rinse with cold water, drain and refrigerate.

4

In a large saucepan, sauté green onions for about two minutes in butter or until tender.

5

Stir in chicken broth and slowly add flour, stirring constantly to prevent lumps.

6

Bring to a slow boil on medium high heat and then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7

Add broccoli pieces to the broth and puree mixture in an electric blender or food processor until smooth.

8

Return soup to saucepan over low heat.

9

Blend in milk and Swiss cheese and simmer gently until cheese melts but not until milk boils.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 3 ½ lbs broccoli (about 4 bunches) washed and drained
 ½ cup chopped green onion
 2 tsp butter
 2 (14 oz) cans of fat free, low sodium chicken broth
 4 tbsp flour
 4 cups 1% milk
 3 cups shredded reduced fat Swiss cheese

Directions

Directions
1

Cut broccoli into small pieces, discarding any overly thick bottom stems.

2

Boil broccoli in a medium saucepan until just tender to retain nutrients.

3

Immediately rinse with cold water, drain and refrigerate.

4

In a large saucepan, sauté green onions for about two minutes in butter or until tender.

5

Stir in chicken broth and slowly add flour, stirring constantly to prevent lumps.

6

Bring to a slow boil on medium high heat and then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7

Add broccoli pieces to the broth and puree mixture in an electric blender or food processor until smooth.

8

Return soup to saucepan over low heat.

9

Blend in milk and Swiss cheese and simmer gently until cheese melts but not until milk boils.

Cheesy Broccoli Soup