LowFat Broccoli and Cheese Soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.4
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,389.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Introduction

Soup Soup
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Cooking spray
    1 cup chopped onion
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1 (16-ounce) package broccoli florets
    2 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
    1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    8 ounces light processed cheese, cubed (such as Velveeta Light)

Directions

Heat a large nonstick saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth and broccoli. Bring broccoli mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes.
Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add milk mixture to broccoli mixture. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Stir in pepper. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts.

Place one-third of the soup in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return pureed soup mixture to pan.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

CALORIES 203 (28% from fat); FAT 6.3g (sat 4g,mono 1.8g,poly 0.4g); PROTEIN 15.6g; CHOLESTEROL 24mg; CALCIUM 385mg; SODIUM 897mg; FIBER 2.9g; IRON 1.2mg; CARBOHYDRATE 21.7g

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYBUGPLUS.

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