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Broccoli and Carrot Chowder Recipe

Broccoli and Carrot Chowder Recipe

“My family loves this tasty, satisfying soup made from a recipe that I developed myself,“ says field editor Esther Shank of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh small broccoli florets
  • 2 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 cups fat-free milk, divided
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cubed reduced-fat process cheese (Velveeta)

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add 3 cups milk, bouillon, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine flour and remaining milk until smooth; gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese just until melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 233 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 838 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 15 g protein.