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Broccoli Chowder Recipe
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Broccoli Chowder Recipe

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Sue Call of Beech Grove, Indiana serves this comforting soup on chilly stay-at-home evenings. Nutmeg seasons the light creamy broth that's chock-full of tender broccoli florets and diced potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 200 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 561 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-14 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and nutmeg until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir into vegetable mixture; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Chowder in Country Woman September/October 2001, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 200 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 561 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 11, 2014

Easy to make, good flavor. We added about one cup of shredded Colby Jack cheese. Next time I will use half the amount of pepper.

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

Just made this soup again for supper. It is my go to broccoli soup recipe. Easy and we love it. Only thing I do differently is omit the salt and nutmeg and I use an ordinary onion. Delicious!!!

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2013

Really liked this recipe. Great to freeze and reheat too.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

Very yummy! Creamy the way I like broccoli soup.

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