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Healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup is the ultimate creamy comfort food. Made with broccoli, Yukon potatoes, yellow onions, and cheddar cheese.
Yield 8 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 large yukon potato , finely diced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 12 ounces fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese freshly shredded

Instructions

  • Chop the broccoli florets and add to a medium bowl and reserve for later.
  • Peel the outer layer of the stem, then dice the peeled stem.
  • Add butter to a large dutch oven on medium high heat.
  • Add broccoli stem, onion and potato and stir well.
  • Cook for 6-8 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  • Add flour and whisk well until flour is no longer visible.
  • Add in broth, whisking while adding, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, evaporated milk, Worcestershire sauce and reserved broccoli florets and stir well until creamy.
  • Cook for 5 minutes until soup is slightly thickened.
  • Add in cheddar cheese, stir until melted and creamy, then serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 829IU | Vitamin C: 74mg | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword: Healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup