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Broccoli with Cheese Soup Recipe

I love cheese and cook with it as often as possible. This soup is creamy and comforting with lots of noodles.—Nick Welty, Smithville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fine egg noodles
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3/4 pound process American cheese (Velveeta), cubed

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion in butter until tender. Add broth; bring to a boil. Add noodles; reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in broccoli and garlic; cook for 4 minutes. Add milk and cheese. Cook over low heat until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings (about 3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 238 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 784 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.