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Cheesy Cauliflower And Broccoli Soup

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Broccoli Cauliflower Cheddar Soup is an ideal dish to keep you warm on a holiday evening. It’s so easy to put on a dish like this and enjoy your free time. Broccoli Cauliflower Cheddar Soup is creamy with all the cheese inside and healthy with the vegetables. Season it to your taste and you will not find anything better than this.
Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Leeks 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sliced, white part only
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Garlic clove 1 Medium, minced
  Thyme leaves 3⁄4 Teaspoon, chopped
  All-purpose flour 4 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs) (homemade)
  Frozen broccoli 10 Ounce, thawed and drained
  Frozen cauliflower 10 Ounce, thawed and drained
For finishing
  Heavy cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cheddar cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium pot, melt 4 tablespoons of butter over medium-high heat.
2. Stir in the leeks, salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes until soft.
3. Add in the garlic and thyme, and allow to cook for 15 to 20 seconds.
4. Put in the flour and stirring continuously for about 2 minutes or until well mixed and starts to get golden in color.
5. While stirring, pour in the chicken stock and bring the mixture to a boil.
6. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the soup thicken; stir continuously.
7. Add in the cauliflower and broccoli.

FINALIZING
8. Turn off the heat and using a stick blender, blend the soup until it is thick and smooth.
9. Turn on the heat to medium and stir in the cream, cheddar, and additional butter.
10. Stir and heat the soup until the cheddar is melted.
11. Taste and adjust seasonings to taste.

SERVING
12. Serve the Broccoli Cauliflower Cheddar Soup hot with croutons if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Why open a can when you can make a great bowl of soup so easily? This creamy and cheesy broccoli and cauliflower soup makes a delicious lunch or dinner meal by itself. The croutons finish it off perfectly. What a wonderful way to incorporate both these much disliked veggies into your diet! Every cook needs several signature soups in their library and for fall and winter, this is one should be on the top of your list.

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