Classic Cream Of Broccoli Soup
|Broccoli||1 Bunch (100 gm)|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onions||2 , chopped|
|Chopped celery||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), chopped fine|
|Flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Chicken broth||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Diced potatoes||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Trim broccoli and cut in large spears.
Cook in boiling, salted water until bright green in color, 2 minutes.
Immediately drain and plunge in cold water.
Cut in small bite-size pieces.
In large saucepan or stockpot, melt butter and saute onions, celery and garlic until transparent and soft.
Stir in flour.
Gradually add milk, chicken broth and spices.
Stir over low heat until it thickens.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1650 Calories from Fat 680
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 77 g118.1%
Saturated Fat 46.1 g230.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 211.3 mg70.4%
Sodium 3384.5 mg141%
Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.6%
Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.8%
Sugars 67.7 g
Protein 54 g108.2%
Vitamin A 76.3% Vitamin C 200.1%
Calcium 127.2% Iron 58.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet