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Elise's Broccoli Soup

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 2 Pound
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped to make about 2 cup
  Celery stalks 3 , chopped to make about 1 cup
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced to make about 1 teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned low sodium chicken broth/Chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs), heated
  Chicken broth/Canned low-sodium chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs), heated
  1 % milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Tomato 1 Medium, seeded and chopped (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel stalks of broccoli. Cut them into Ms-inch lengths.
2) Break tops into small florets.

MAKING
3) In a pan boil water and steam broccoli for 5 minutes till crisp tender.
4) Put them in cold water and drain it.
5) In a large saucepan, heat butter cook onion, celery, and garlic over low heat for 5 minutes till softened.
6) Stir in flour and herbs and cook the mixture, stirring, for 5 minutes.
7) Whisk broth in a stream.
8) Boil the mixture, whisking.
9) Simmer for 5 minutes and add milk.
10) Heat soup till hot but do not let it boil.
11) Add broccoli, salt and pepper.
12) Cook the mixture till hot.

SERVING
13) Serve with a spoonful of chopped tomato.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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