Blender Broccoli Soup
|Broccoli||1 1⁄2 Pound, stemmed and chopped|
|Canned chicken broth||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Celery stalks||2 , chopped|
|Green onions||2 , chopped|
|Dried italian herb seasoning||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Whipping cream||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
Combine first 5 ingredients in heavy large saucepan.
Cover and cook Over medium heat until broccoli is tender, about 6 minutes.
Transfer to blender in batches and puree until smooth.
Return to saucepan.
Stir in cream.
Cook over low heat until warmed through.
Do not boil.
Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
Can be prepared one day ahead.
Cover and refrigerate.
Rewarm over medium heat.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1021 Calories from Fat 599
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 67 g102.6%
Saturated Fat 41.4 g206.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 248.6 mg82.9%
Sodium 1131.4 mg47.1%
Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.3%
Dietary Fiber 20.1 g80.3%
Sugars 24.9 g
Protein 35 g69.4%
Vitamin A 111.2% Vitamin C 1034.3%
Calcium 49.9% Iron 41.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet