- 4 celery ribs, chopped
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 bunches broccoli, trimmed and coarsely chopped (about 8 cups)
- 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 1 pint heavy whipping cream
- In a large saucepan, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. Add the broccoli, broth, garlic salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
- In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cream; cook 10 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Reviews for Rich Broccoli Cream Soup
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"Loved it added Bacon bits"
"It seemed to lack something. I would probably add nutmeg or some chesse the next time I make it to kick it up a notch. I did bump up the chicken broth to about double the amount and it worked out fine. I also pureed the broccoli prior to adding the whipped cream. It is very rich."
"The soup was really good ; good recipe"
"EXCELLENT FLAVOR. I substitute evaporated skim milk for the cream and some of the broth with no decrease in the delicious taste. My husband loves this soup and asks for it often. Changing the broccoli to a different veg makes delicious soup of any kind."
"using potato flakes is pobably better and faster than adding 3 potatoes mashed. also, try cooking the broccli only 15 to 25 minutes and cut off the stems and cook longer. take this water cooked with the stemi and add to the soup instead of just water. The flavors are Better....."