Broccoli, Cheddar and Potato Soup
- Calories: 279.5
- Fat: 12.5g
- Carbohydrates: 30.0g
- Protein: 17.0g
1 small onion
2 celery stalks
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
2 1/2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
1 cup skim milk
2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced small
salt and fresh pepper
4 cups (about 2 heads) broccoli florets, chopped into small pieces
1-1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
Chop onion, carrots, celery and garlic finely (or use a food processor). Heat butter in a dutch oven over medium heat. Add veggies and saute until tender and water is cooked out. Sprinkle with flour, stir and cook 2 more minutes. Stir in chicken broth and milk. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and add potatoes. Cook until fork tender, about 10 minutes. Add broccoli, cover and cook until broccoli is tender. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth. Remove from heat, stir in cheddar until melted and serve.
Makes six servings.
Number of Servings: 6Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BACKTOHERROOTS.