Broccoli Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230.5
  • Total Fat: 10.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,608.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 18.7 g

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A lower-fat version of your favorite creamy broccoli soup. A lower-fat version of your favorite creamy broccoli soup.


    • 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 3/4 cup chopped celery
    • 2 10 oz. packages frozen broccoli thawed enough to separate
    • 2 cups chicken broth (fat free)
    • 1 cup nonfat milk
    • 1/2 lb. processed reduced fat cheese, cubed (Velveeta)
    • salt and pepper to taste


1. In medium saucepan, heat the margarine. Add onion, celery and cook until wilted.

2. Add broccoli and broth. Quickly bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until broccoli is tender, about 5 minutes.

3.Puree in blender (will need to do in two batches).

4. In the saucepan, stir together the broccoli puree, milk and cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste, and then heat. If the soup is thicker than you like, add more broth or milk and re-season.

Makes 5 servings.

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    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    It was wonderful. Hubby will only eat velvetta! How can people be so rude to give low ratings when they have changed the original recipe so much it is not the same. No wonder they did not like it. Be nice folks, taste is subjective and what you have grown used too. - 2/1/09

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    Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I used some of the suggestions from previous posts. Instead of the margarine, I used a half-tablespoon of vegetable oil and Fat Free/Less Sodium Chicken broth. Everyone enjoyed the soup. The thing I will change next time is not to completely puree the broccoli, I would like some texture. - 2/3/09

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    4 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I think it's important we all keep in mind that the presentation of a recipe that includes margarine and processed cheese on SP does not mean that SP advocates a diet full of these foods. These things are fine in very lmtd quantities--might we think of this as an "occasional" instead of "staple"? - 1/26/09

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I will say this the soup was good even the second day although being impatient as i am i made a mess when i used the food processor but otherwise it was good - 6/25/09

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great! Especially for the calories - 5/4/09