Broccoli Cheese Soup

Even kids who don’t like broccoli will like this cheesy treat.
Yield: 
4 Servings
Difficulty: 
Easy
Prep time: 
10-12 Minutes
Cooking time: 
25-30 Minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Horizon Organic butter
1/2 medium onion, diced
2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets, chopped small
2 tablespoons flour
3 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 cup Horizon Organic half & half
1 1/2 cups Horizon Organic shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté about 5 minutes, until soft. Add broccoli and cook 2-3 more minutes. Lower heat, add flour, and cook, stirring, 3-4 minutes, without browning. Add chicken broth and mustard and raise heat to bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer about 5 minutes. Add half & half. Bring to simmering point and simmer another 5 minutes. Add shredded cheese and stir until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Calories 357; Protein 17g; Total Fat 26g; Saturated Fat 17g; Cholesterol 82mg; Sodium 821mg; Carbohydrates 14g; Sugars 3g; Vitamin A 40% DV; Vitamin C 63% DV; Calcium 41% DV; Iron 7% DV


 
 
 
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