Erin's Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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The key to this delicious and creamy soup is cream cheese! Oh so good!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules

  • 2 bunches broccoli, chopped

  • ½ onion, minced

  • 2 cups milk

  • ½ cup margarine

  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Bring water and chicken bouillon granules to a boil in a pot. Add broccoli and onion; cook at a boil until tender, 10 to 12 minutes.

  2. Combine milk, margarine, flour, and cream cheese in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir until the margarine melts and the mixture begins to thicken, about 5 minutes.

  3. Stir Cheddar cheese into the milk mixture; cook and stir until the Cheddar melts completely.

  4. Pour the broccoli mixture into the cheese mixture in the large pot; stir well.

Cook's Note:

If you desire a thicker soup, add 1/2 cup milk with 1 tablespoon cornstarch to soup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

669 Calories
54g Fat
28g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 669
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 70%
Saturated Fat 24g 119%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 759mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 136mg 681%
Calcium 484mg 37%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 817mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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