Broccoli Leek Cheese Soup

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash broccoli and cut crosswise into 1/2″ wide stalks then cut crosswise into 1″ pieces.  Wash leek and cut in half; cut crosswise into 1″ pieces.
  • Place broccoli and leek into a large skillet.  Add one inch of water and bring to a boil over medium high heat.  Cover and let cook until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.  Do not drain.
  • In a large stock pot over medium high heat, melt the butter.  Whisk in the flour and stir until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  • Turn heat to medium and pour in chicken broth.  Bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  • Boil and stir for one minute.  Add broccoli and leek,  rosemary, oregano, pepper and garlic powder.
  • Turn heat to low and let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.  Stir in milk and cheese and let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes more; do not boil.
  • 10 to 12 servings, about one cup each.
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