Broccoli Cheese Soup, Low Carb

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 570.6
  • Total Fat: 50.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 150.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,550.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 19.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, room temperature
    2 pounds broccoli, separating stems from florets & chopped into bite-size pieces
    1 large onion, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried
    6.5 cups low-salt chicken broth
    1 cup whipping cream
    3 tablespoons Carbalose flour
    2 cups (packed) grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

1. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy medium pot over medium-high heat.
2. Add broccoli stems and onion; sauté until onion is translucent, about 6 minutes.
3. Add garlic and tarragon; sauté 1 minute.
4. Add stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat & simmer uncovered until broccoli is tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in cream.
5. Mix remaining 3 tablespoons butter with Carbalose flour in small bowl to make paste.
6. Whisk paste into soup. Add broccoli florets. Simmer until soup thickens and florets are tender, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
7. Sprinkle cheese into soup each. Simmer, stirring frequently, until cheese melts and soup bubbles around edges, about 4 minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DARLYNG.

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