Broccoli & Potato Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3 cups cubed peeled potatoes
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- Dash pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups frozen broccoli florets
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup fat-free milk
- 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
- Minced fresh parsley
- In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in broccoli; return to a boil.
- In a small bowl, whisk flour and milk until smooth; stir into soup. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
- Process in batches in a blender until smooth. Return to pan; heat through. Sprinkle servings with cheese and parsley.
Nutrition Facts2 cups: 262 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 636mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.
Nov 11, 2018
This was awesome! I followed the recipe but on the last steps of adding broccoli, i added a packet of velveta cheese sause and mixed all in. Delish! Good in a bread bowl, with grilled cheese, a dinner course or as is.
Jul 28, 2018
I omitted the garlic and added crumbled cooked bacon on top. Mmmmm good!!!!!
Dec 20, 2017
We had this delicious soup for dinner last night. It's a nice satisfying soup that has a wonderful slightly chunky stick-to-your-ribs texture. I used an immersion blender (worked just fine) and added a bit more salt since it was a little bland .... other than that .... I'd make it again! Maybe next time I'll try adding a bit of dry Ranch seasoning to "jazz" it up a bit..... I give it 5 stars for sure.
Mar 1, 2015
Very good and easy to make.
Feb 25, 2015
I love the way my soup turned out. Like most cooking you need to add your own flare for your taste. I toped my bowl of soup with extra cheese and basil, yum! It freezes well .
Jan 5, 2015
If you notice in the nutritionals, the sodium count on this recipe is at 636 mg per serving. This is probably why it tastes so bland to folks. Try adding a pinch of salt at the table and you'll likely notice a difference.
Jan 5, 2015
Rule # 1 ..... debunk the grump folks !Rule # 2 ..... beware, healthy recipe's for just about everything are usually NOT as good !Rule # 3 ..... the price for health & longer life !Rule # 4 ..... if all else fails, jazz it up & enjoy living in the fat lane ! Pun !THANKS Mary P. from Youngstown, Ohio for sharing with all the Taste of Home fans !
Oct 29, 2014
A little bland
Jan 13, 2014
Awful. I cannot agree more with BLAND. I added extra broccoli, extra salt and pepper and covered it in tons of cheese. It was basically watered down mashed potatoes. My husband and kids will eat just about anything. Made this for dinner and since no one liked it, I'm tossing this recipe.
Jan 6, 2014
I just made the soup and my family and I liked it. I didn't find it bland at all. I did add alittle more garlic but overall not bad.