The creamy broccoli-cheese soup with pasta shells makes a quick and warming lunch or light supper.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
14 mins
total:
24 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 servings
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour 2 cups of chicken broth and half of the drained broccoli into a food processor and puree.

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  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot; add onions and saute over medium heat until onions begin to soften, about 6 minutes. Add remaining 2 cups chicken broth. Bring to a simmer.

  • Pour chicken broth/broccoli mixture into the pot. Simmer over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Place cheese packet from Horizon® Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese, flour, melted butter, and half and half in a bowl. Stir until blended. Slowly add mixture to large pot; whisk over medium-high heat 2 minutes.

  • Add Horizon® Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese and remaining broccoli. Add a pinch or two of sea salt. Simmer until macaroni is done, 10 to 12 minutes.

  • Remove from heat. Serve and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

445 calories; protein 13.5g 27% DV; carbohydrates 37.1g 12% DV; fat 27g 42% DV; cholesterol 92.2mg 31% DV; sodium 1342.4mg 54% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
03/15/2016
careful with the salt! Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/02/2015
10-01-15 This is an easy way to make a quick batch of broccoli soup. It was good warm and filling but lacking in overall flavor. I would like to try it again but add some additional seasoning. A pinch of sea salt just doesn't cut it. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/15/2016
careful with the salt! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
10/01/2015
10-01-15 This is an easy way to make a quick batch of broccoli soup. It was good warm and filling but lacking in overall flavor. I would like to try it again but add some additional seasoning. A pinch of sea salt just doesn't cut it. Read More
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