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Cream of Broccoli Soup

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Ingredients
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Broccoli 10 Ounce, chopped (frozen, thawed)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  All purpose flour 1 Teaspoon
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (skimmed)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (canned)
Directions

In 10-inch nonstick skillet heat margarine until bubbly and hot; add onion and saute until translucent.
Add broccoli, salt, and bay leaf and stir to combine.
Sprinkle vegetables with flour and stir quickly to combine; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
Continuing to stir, gradually add milk; add broth and, stirring constantly, bring just to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, stirring, until mixture thickens slightly.
Remove and discard bay leaf.
Transfer soup to blender container and process at low speed until smooth; if necessary, reheat (do not boil).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 569 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44%

Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 74.2 mg24.7%

Sodium 1641.8 mg68.4%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.5%

Sugars 34.5 g

Protein 27 g54.9%

Vitamin A 55.7% Vitamin C 440.2%

Calcium 83% Iron 18.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cream Of Broccoli Soup Recipe