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Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe

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1 stick butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup flour
4 cups milk
1 cup grated mild cheddar cheese
1 can chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
4 cups steamed broccoli chopped coarsely

1. Melt butter and cook onion until tender, but not brown
2. Stir in enough flour to make a very thick paste and stir for about 5 minutes until flour starts to brown
3. Slowly stir in milk, stock and all spices. As it thickens stir in broccoli and cheese
4. Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes at medium to low temperature




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