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Effortless Broccoli Soup

 Effortless Broccoli Soup
This soup is easy to make, good and very good for you. Nice and thick, it easily serves as a meal for two.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the
  • broccoli, broth, garlic powder, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until broccoli is
  • tender. Cool slightly.
  • In a blender, cover and process soup until smooth. Return to the pan
  • and heat through. Garnish servings with sour cream if desired.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (calculated without sour cream) equals 147 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 840 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.