Best Cream Of Broccoli Soup

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Best Cream Of Broccoli Soup

Prep 10 m

Cook 25 m

Ready In 35 m

6 Servings

207 Calories

Description

"This recipe is thick and flavorful. It is simple, delicious, and quick to make, enjoy (I know you will)."

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Ingredients

  1. 2 tablespoons butter

  2. 1 onion, chopped

  3. 1 stalk celery, chopped

  4. 3 cups chicken broth

  5. 8 cups broccoli florets

  6. 3 tablespoons butter

  7. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  8. 2 cups milk

  9. ground black pepper to taste

Direction

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium sized stock pot, and saute onion and celery until tender. Add broccoli and broth, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  2. Pour the soup into a blender, filling the pitcher no more than halfway full. Hold down the lid of the blender with a folded kitchen towel, and carefully start the blender, using a few quick pulses to get the soup moving before leaving it on to puree. Puree in batches until smooth and pour into a clean pot. Alternately, you can use a stick blender and puree the soup right in the cooking pot.

  3. In small saucepan, over medium-heat melt 3 tablespoons butter, stir in flour and add milk. Stir until thick and bubbly, and add to soup. Season with pepper and serve.

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