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Cream of Broccoli and Cheese Soup - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Cream of Broccoli and Cheese Soup - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(71 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 151
Protein: 7 g
Carbs: 18 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 624 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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Cream of broccoli soup with cheese can be healthy! Try a cup of this rich and creamy soup as a starter or snack.
Ingredients:
1 onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 head broccoli, stems chopped finey, florets chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
7 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
1 cup fat-free half and half

Roux:
1/2 cup flour
3 tablespoons light margarine or spread
Directions:
1 In a soup pot, saute onions, celery and broccoli in oil until soft, about 10-15 minutes.
2 Add wine and cook until wine has almost evaporated. Add spices and broth and simmer until vegetables are very soft.
3 Make roux: melt light margarine in a saucepan and slowly add flour, stirring constantly with a wire whisk until thick and smooth. Add to soup 2 tbsp at a time until reaching desired thickness.
4 Add cheese, mixing until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and add fat free half and half.
5 ENJOY!

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(71 ratings)
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Reviewed By: DrKathy
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