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Spicy Cream Of Broccoli Soup

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Ingredients
  Broccoli florets and peeled stem 3 Cup (48 tbs), finely chopped
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Corn oil margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  1% low fat milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

In a 3-quart saucepan combine broccoli and water.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat.
Cover.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Drain, reserving liquid.
In a larger saucepan over low heat melt margarine.
Add onion.
Saute until soft.
Add flour.
Cook for several seconds, stirring constantly.
Stir in reserved liquid.
Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Add milk, broccoli, salt, black pepper, paprika, celery seed and cayenne pepper; mix well.
Heat to serving temperature over low heat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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