Creamy Broccoli, Rice and Cheddar Soup

Creamy Broccoli, Rice and Cheddar Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 277.6
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.3 mg
  • Sodium: 789.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 12.1 g

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Introduction

To lower fat content, use low fat milk and cheese. To lower fat content, use low fat milk and cheese.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    One 6 oz. package Farmhouse® Broccoli au Gratin Rice
    1/2 cup onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
    2-1/4 cups water
    One 14.5 oz. can chicken broth
    2 cups milk
    1-1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed and finely chopped
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1.In a Dutch oven, sauté onion and garlic in butter or margarine until tender.
2.Add water and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and contents of seasoning packet.
3.Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
4.Remove from heat; add milk to rice mixture, stir to combine.
5.Transfer half of rice mixture to a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
6.Return puree mixture to contents of Dutch oven; add broccoli and cook over medium-low heat stirring frequently 5-8 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender (do not boil).
7.Add cheese, stir until cheese is melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Serving Size: Makes about six 1 & 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JAMIECEE.

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