Monday, December 28, 2009

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli cheese soup

2 1/2 C. chicken broth

2 C. chopped broccoli

1 medium carrot chopped

1 med celery chopped

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

1 C. half & half

3 Tbsp flour

1/2 C shredded sharp cheese

In a large saucepan stir together the broth, broccoli, carrot, celery, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer over med-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. In a small bowl whisk together the half and half and flour. Stir into the saucepan. Simmer 1-2 minutes or until thickened stirring occasionally. Add the cheese. Remove from heat. Stir until cheese is melted.

*the sharper the cheese the better*

*i added cauliflower to add more veggies and it was awesome. my 2 year olds loved it!*

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