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Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Sneed
Added: Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 T. butter
1 onion chopped
2 T, all purpose flour
4 cups of chicken broth. Low sodium
1/2 heavy cream
1 1/2 t. lemon juice
Salt and pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Heat butter in a large saucepan over low heat until foaming. Add onions and cook until softened/ Add flour and stir constantly for 30 seconds. Add broth. Increase heat to high and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium low for 5 mins.
Separate broccoli stalks and florets. Chop in food processor very small. .Add broccoli to simmering stock. and cook uncovered for 8 minutes.
Working in batches , puree soup in blender until smooth. Return the mixture to saucepan and stir in cream, If soup seems too thick stir in 1 cup of hot water. Warm soup over low heat until hot, Add the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper, Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To preserve its delicae flavor and color the s soup is best served immediately. A fre croutons are the perfect finish.

 

 

 

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