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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

 Broccoli Cheddar Soup
My husband Eric and I eat dinner together to spend some quality time together. This cheesy soup is proof that soup doesn't need to be made in big batches to be good.—Cheryl McRae, West Valley, Utah
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup cooked chopped fresh or frozen broccoli
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the
  • flour, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk and broth.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add broccoli. Cook and stir until heated through. Remove from the
  • heat; stir in cheese until melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 494 calories, 37 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 116 mg cholesterol, 1,145 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.