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Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipes

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Cream of broccoli is a quick and delicious soup that you can make and serve any time. This page contains cream of broccoli soup recipes.
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By 1 found this helpful
December 14, 2009

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup sliced onion
  • 1 1/2 lbs. broccoli
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped potato
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups grated cheese

Directions:

Cook onion, broccoli, and potato in chicken broth until tender. Then puree in blender for 2 minutes. Return to pan and add milk and cheese. Heat until cheese is melted.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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By 0 found this helpful
September 26, 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 packages. frozen asparagus or broccoli spears (10oz.)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp. grated onion
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • dash pepper
  • 6 cup milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • parsley
  • paprika

Directions

Cook asparagus or broccoli as directed on package; drain, measuring liquid. Add water to liquid to make 1/2 cup. Puree asparagus or broccoli, with measured liquid, in electric blender. Melt butter in saucepan. Add onion and saute' 1 minute. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in broccoli or asparagus mixture, milk and cream. Add bouillon cubes. Cook and stir over low heat until soup is thickened. Garnish with parsley and dash of paprika. Soup may be refrigerated and reheated before serving. Additional milk may be added to thin soup, if needed.
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By Robin from Washington, IA

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January 20, 20060 found this helpful

This lower fat cream of broccoli soup is delicious and healthy.

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By 0 found this helpful
October 8, 2012
This is a healthy, hearty soup with a great flavor!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. fresh broccoli, cut in small pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (18 oz.) can chicken broth
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups half and half or low-fat milk
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • lemon slices

Directions:

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in 2 quart microwave-safe casserole; cover with casserole lid. Microwave on high for 15-17 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
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  3. Pour mixture into blender container. Process at medium speed until smooth. Return mixture to casserole.
  4. Combine half and half and flour in medium bowl; mix until smooth.
  5. Stir into broccoli mixture.
  6. Microwave on high for 9-10 minutes or until mixture boils and is thickened, stirring 2-3 times.
  7. Stir in lemon juice and Parmesan cheese.
  8. Garnish with lemon slices.

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 11-13 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

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November 3, 2009

Never tasted avocado in a soup before but it is delicious.

Ingredients:

Directions:

Melt the butter in a large saucepan and saute the onions and celery. Add the potatoes, broccoli florets, avocados, chicken broth and coriander. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat.

Using either a food processor or an electric mixer, puree the mixture, then return it to the saucepan. Heat lightly and stir in the cream.

To give it an added touch, add smoked salmon and pine nuts. You can serve it cold also like vichyssoise.

Servings: 4 to 6
Time:15 Minutes Preparation Time
30 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: The Classic cooking book

By Raymonde from North Bay, Ontario

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December 14, 20090 found this helpful

Ingredients

  • Broccoli - at least 1 head
  • 1 med/large onion
  • few cloves of garlic
  • Heavy cream, milk, half and half
  • Potatoes, if using for thickening
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

Use as much broccoli as you like but at least 1 FULL head. Cut up into pieces (doesn't matter size as you'll blitz these later) use the whole stem too, they have a lot of flavor and fiber. 1 medium/large onion and a few whole cloves of garlic. Boil gently in chicken or vegie stock until nice and tender, the amount of liquid you use here will depend on how much you want to add liquid cream or thicken with potatoes. Blitz in the blender or better yet in the pot with a hand blender. Then comes the fun part, Full fat, half fat, no fat. You choose! Full fat obviously would be some heavy cream added or some whole milk, depending on how thick you like your soups will depend on if you need one. Lower fat can include low fat milk or even fat free half and half. If you use a lot of liquid and want to thicken, use leftover baked potatoes, mashed and even oven roasted ones are good (blitz with the broccoli). A few sprinkles of boxed mashed potatoes works well too. Add some salt and pepper to taste (and anything else) and you are done!

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By Michawn from Morgan Hill

Answers:

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup

I made this soup for dinner last night and served it with a loaf of bread. It was quite easy and my young kids ate it!! After blending, I added a pint of half and half and let it simmer until the bread machine was done.

Next time, I think I will use less half and half and I will saute the onions and garlic in butter before adding the broccoli and broth. This will add some flavor as it was a little bland. I added lots of salt and pepper, both during cooking and at the table.

All in all, a successful soup that I will try again. I can think of tons of cream soups that could be adapted from this recipe: Cream of Asparagus?

Thanks!

Jess (03/02/2007)

By jess

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