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Broccoli Cheddar Soup September 29, 2011

Filed under: Recipes,cooking & more — torip3 @ 8:11 pm

Ingredients:

 

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups chicken bouillon cubes  & water mix (chicken broth)
  • 1/2 lb fresh broccoli, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, shredded and chopped
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces grated Colby jack cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Sauté the onion (and garlic) in the butter over medium heat. Add in the flour, stirring constantly. Add in the half and half, milk, and chicken stock. Bring to almost a boil.

Add the broccoli and carrots. Simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes.

Season the soup with the salt, pepper &  nutmeg. Stir in the cheeses and let simmer for 10 minutes longer before serving.

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