Uncle Bill's Broccoli Soup

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter.
  • Add onions, carrots, garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally.
  • In a medium size cooking pot, add water and chicken soup base and bring to boil.
  • Add precooked onion/carrot/garlic to soup.
  • Add broccoli florets, reserving (6- 8 pieces) of broccoli florets to be added near the end of cooking.
  • Reduce heat and simmer covered, until broccoli is tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • In a blender or food processor, puree' soup in batches and return to cooking pot.
  • Stir in half and half cream and remaining broccoli florets.
  • In a cup, mix together flour and 1/4 cup water to form a thin liquid.
  • Bring soup to boil; add flour mixture to thicken soup as desired, stirring constantly.
  • Add soy sauce, black pepper and stir well.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley when serving.
  • You can also use some carrot curls for garnish.
  • Serve soup hot or cold.
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