Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup

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8
15 min.
prep
35 min.
total
6 servings

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup is simple and satisfying and can be made in less than an hour. It is a good way to get broccoli into the tummies of fussy eaters. (Great for the lunchbox thermos, too!)

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
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BOIL water in medium saucepan. Add broccoli; bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender; drain. Place half of broccoli and chicken broth in food processor or blender; cover. Process until smooth.


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butter in same saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Add broccoli mixture and remaining chopped broccoli. Heat through.

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Crm of Broccoli Soup

I tried this today on July the 4th! It's a cool damp day in New England. The soup was easy to prepare, but seemed lacking something in the flavour dept. I added salt & pepper in the beginning - so it didn't lack that. Perhaps next time I'll use fresh broccoli. It seemed it didn't taste "broccoli" enough. I even added some locally made white cheddar cheese. Maybe even some bacon will be good cooked with the onion. Still, it was a hearty and satisfying soup!

- Ginger Marszalek from Southwick, MA

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup

This soup was fantastic! Easy and quick to make My son loved it. I especially like the use of Evaporated milk rather than cream. I also used fresh broccoli instead of the frozen.

- Josephine Herrera from Hillsboro, OR

MMMMMMMMMMM Good!!

Loved the soup very easy to prepare only thing I will do next time is not puree the broccoli. I like big chunks of broccoli. I also added some carrots just for some color. Hubby liked it too. It did need salt and pepper. I think that's to every ones personal taste. Wonderful soup thank you

- Carol Chaltron from MADISON HEIGHTS, MI

Great Soup!

I downloaded the recipe for Easy Cream of Broccoli soup and made two batches within a couple of days. It was so good, it went very quickly. I used fresh steamed broccoli instead of the frozen, and it was excellent! This will definately be a staple this winter.

- Lisa Gutierrez from Southfield, MI

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup

This soup was simple and easy to make. It needed a little extra flavor however, and so I added some salt and pepper. I also put some shredded cheddar cheese on top before serving and that gave the soup additional flavor and color as well.

- Debbie Freno from San Antonio, TX

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 200
  • Calories from Fat: 120
  • Total Fat: 13g (20% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 8g (40% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 40mg (13% of DV)
  • Sodium: 420mg (17% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 14g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g (10% of DV)
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 70% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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