Broccoli Soup!

Broccoli Soup
This is quick and easy and it tastes good!!
4 tablespoons butter, at room temp.                                  
1 1/2 lbs fresh broccoli
1 med. onion, chopped or i use dehydrated onions about 3 T.
1 carrot, chopped up
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons  flour
4 cups  chicken broth
1/2 cup cream or canned milk 

Now melt 4 T. of  butter in soup pot over med. high heat. Add broccoli, onion, carrot, salt and pepper and saute until onion is clear, about 4 or 5 min. Add the flour and cook for about a  minute or until the flour reaches a light golden color. Add the  stock and bring to a boil.
Turn down heat and simmer uncovered until broccoli is tender, about 15 minutes or so. Pour in the cream. With a hand blender or normal blender, puree the soup. Add salt and pepper, to taste,. if you gona add cheese add it now, stir! Serve !
*note: i put about a cup and half of grated cheddar cheese!
i serve with croutons and Parmesan cheese on top!

1 comment:

  1. How ironic you post this. I have been having cravings for broccoli soup. I am so gonna try this one. :)