Thursday, October 14, 2010

Super Yummy Broccoli Cheese Soup

One of my favorite parts of the seasons changing to fall is the change in menu.
I LOVE LOVE soups!!
I was craving cheddar broccoli and tried this new recipe. It kicked butt on my old everyway including calories but was OH SO worth it!
You gotta try it!

Start with butter and flour to make a roux
Whisk away!
Then add some chicken broth
And a little milk! :)
Then add a TON of chopped broccoli!
Then add Velveeta and real shredded cheese
Steam the broccoli for a few mins!
Let the soup simmer for about ten minutes! Oh it starts to smell super good about now :)
Toss in the cooked broccoli and get ready to feast
Yeah I couldn't wait to dig in to take a you get to see the bottom of my bowl!
It was SERIOUSLY that good!
A pot full of yummy soupy goodness! MMMMMMMMMMMM
Let me know what ya think!! :)
Happy Cooking!

Broccoli Cheese Soup
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
9 cups chicken stock
9 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons white pepper
5 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 1/2 pounds processed cheese, shredded
3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


1.Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat, and mix in the flour. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes. Mix in the chicken stock and milk, and season with salt and white pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer about 10 minutes.

2.Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place the broccoli in the boiling water, and cook 2 minutes, or until just tender. Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

3.Gradually mix the processed cheese and Cheddar cheese into the large pot until melted. Mix in the broccoli. Continue cooking about 5 minutes.

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