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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Creamy, delicious cheese soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: dinner, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 146kcal

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1-2 large carrots
  • 1 large potato optional
  • 6 cups broth
  • 1 15 oz jar of cheese whiz
  • 2-3 cup broccoli
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Chop all veggies into small bite size pieces.
  • In a large pan slowly melt butter with potato, onion and carrot. Sauté for a few minutes, do not let the butter brown. Slowly stir in flour and let bubble for another few minutes. 
  • While whisking slowly pour in broth. Let broth come to a boil and turn down. Slowly spoon in cheese and let melt. 
  • Add in broccoli and stir. Cover- stirring occasionally- allowing broccoli and other veggies to continue to cook. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve as soon as veggies are al dente.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediatly.

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Notes

If you cannot find cheese whiz you can substitute with 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1702IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg