Low Fat Full Flavor Cream of Broccoli Soup

Low Fat Full Flavor Cream of Broccoli Soup

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"This low fat version of cream of broccoli soup is so good your family won't know the difference. My stepfather literally licked his bowl."

Ingredients

45 m servings 219 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 15.3 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 440 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large pot, and cook the leeks over medium heat until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper, and coriander. Reserve about 1/4 cup of small broccoli florets, and cook the rest of the broccoli with the leeks until the broccoli is bright green, about 5 more minutes. Pour in the chicken stock, bring the soup to a boil, cover, then simmer until the broccoli is very tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Pour the soup into a blender, filling the pitcher no more than halfway full. Hold down the lid of the blender with a folded kitchen towel, and carefully start the blender, using a few quick pulses to get the soup moving before leaving it on to puree. Puree in batches until smooth and pour into a clean pot. Alternately, you can use a stick blender and puree the soup right in the cooking pot.
  3. Return the blended soup to the pot, stir in the reserved broccoli florets, and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat, stirring often. Simmer until the broccoli florets are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat, and mix in the condensed milk. Serve hot.
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I kept to the recipe EXCEPT I did not add the coriander. I did not add the whole amount of evaporated milk, I just added enough until it looked creamy to me. The evaporated milk I did use was fa...

So, I was looking at the ingredients and awesome nutrition of this recipe and thought to myself, how creamy and delicious could it really be? When I tasted the broth prior to blending, I got the...

Fabulous. The leeks are without doubt what makes this recipe special. Full flavor is right, no false claim from the submitter. I made this just as written, right down to the low sodium broth, an...

I have made this soup several times with different variations and it always comes out fantastic. First time I made it as written and loved it! Second time I added sauteed bella mushrooms and it...

This is very similar to other low fat broccoli soups. I changed this one to not adding an extra step of saving 1/4 cup broccoli to cook again later. This is a waste of time and not needed for ta...

Was exactly what the Dr. ordered. I'm on a fluid only, restriction diet and this has saved me from the doldrums of high protein shakes. I made a half batch just to be sure it wouldn't go to wa...

This soup turned out absolutely amazing!!! It was super easy and tasty to boot! I will definitely make this again. The one and only change I made was using fresh cilantro. I will never buy canne...

This was fantastic!! I made it exactly as stated first time and it was good but I made a couple of changes for my taste. I added a tablespoon of garlic to the saute mix, I added an extra cup of ...

REAL YUMMY!!! I added celery and carrots...emmmm emmmm!