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Rich Broccoli Cream Soup

 Rich Broccoli Cream Soup
Go ahead and indulge in a bowl of this rich and creamy soup…it’s deliciously thick, flavorful and full of broccoli. Homemade soup never tasted so good!
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 65 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 307 calories, 27 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 753 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.