Cheese and Broccoli Chicken Soup D-V-O

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Nana Lee

Imagine broccoli, cheese and chicken. What a great combo! Velvety soup, crunchy crust French bread and fruit for dessert. Yummy!!!

Top Review by Provl8dy in training

Very nice soup. I made half the recipe. I don't tolerate all-purpose flour so I use oats to thicken the soup. I also added 4 cloves of garlic and half a cup of basmati rice. Will possibly try this after Thanksgiving and substitute the chicken for turkey. Great basic recipe to have handy when a really good, quick soup is needed.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 5-quart pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Mix in flour, stirring constantly until a thick paste forms.
  3. Remove from pot, and set aside.
  4. In same pot, combine water, bouillon cubes, chicken, broccoli, salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to boil over high heat.
  6. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for 45 minutes.
  7. Stir in the flour mixture a little bit at a time until soup thickens.
  8. Simmer 5 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in cream.
  9. Mix in cheese 1 cup at a time, and stir until melted.

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