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Cheddar Broccoli Soup Recipe

Cheddar Broccoli Soup Recipe

Frozen broccoli speeds preparation of Louise’s warm, satisfying Cheddar Broccoli Soup. —Louise Beatty, Amherst, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in the milk, broccoli, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese until melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 252 calories, 16 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 750 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.