Erin's Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Erin's Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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CARAMOMMY 2

"The key to this delicious and creamy soup is cream cheese! Oh so good!"

Ingredients

30 m servings 669 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 669 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 54.4 g
  • 84%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 759 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring water and chicken bouillon granules to a boil in a pot. Add broccoli and onion; cook at a boil until tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Combine milk, margarine, flour, and cream cheese in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir until the margarine melts and the mixture begins to thicken, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir Cheddar cheese into the milk mixture; cook and stir until the Cheddar melts completely.
  4. Pour the broccoli mixture into the cheese mixture in the large pot; stir well.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you desire a thicker soup, add 1/2 cup milk with 1 tablespoon cornstarch to soup.
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I made some modifications and certainly, feel with those it's a 5-star. First, I melted the butter in a large pan, then sauted onion, minced celery, grated carrot, garlic and shallot, as I thin...

Very good - I was looking for a recipe that didn't use processed cheese. This recipe turns out creamy and has great flavor. I used chicken broth instead of the water and bouillon but other tha...

Very easy and delicious! I was looking for a recipe that called for real cheese. Was happy to find this one. I left out the flour completely and thickened it with cornstarch instead. Also, I add...

This is so good! I don't use processed cheese so this was perfect! I also added chopped carrots for extra nutrition and used a carton of broth instead of bouillon and water. My kids and husban...

Made this last night in the crock pot...it turned out great. Added the milk and cheese about 1/2 hour before I was going to eat it. My kids loved it...even my picky eater had 2 bowls full. I als...

I just made this and it's fabulous! It's such a thick and luxurious soup. The only things I did differently were adding some seasoning (salt, pepper, nutmeg and ground mustard),hit it slightly...

Excellent!! I used chicken broth, added chopped chicken breast, baby carrots, onions, red pepper, celery, and garlic. Very tasty, warm, colorful, and filling. Thanks!!

I had to add a few spices to this dish to make it more flavorful. I added garlic powder, salt and pepper, seasoning salt and even a bit of cinnamon to give it something special. This really adde...

This was easy and great. Use the quantities exactly as is in the recipe, or you won't get that "OMG, this must be 2,000 calories per serving!" reaction you would have in a restaurant. That bei...