Yummy Cream of Broccoli Soup

"Found lots of broccoli on sale. Needless to say made this as a first course for friends. They loved it. My hubby who usually hates anything green even said it was good. Oh my, this may have to go in a record book if there is one for compliments."
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  • Melt 2 Tbs margarine in medium-size stock pot.
  • Add onions, celery, and garlic. Sauté until onion is translucent.
  • Add broth and broccoli; bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  • Allow to cool about 20 minutes.
  • In a blender or food processor purée entire broccoli mix.
  • Return mixture to pot and keep warm.
  • In a small sauce pan met 3 Tbs margarine.
  • Add flour; blend well.
  • Add milk; stir until thick and bubbly and then add to soup.
  • Stir and season with pepper.
  • Serve.
  • Serves 8.

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  1. "VERY" yummy! 2 things I did differently. 1. I added the celery, onion and garlic to "3" TBL of butter and omitted it at the end. Added the broth and broccoli and simmered 5 min.I wisked 5 TBL of flour to 3 cups of milk and then added to soup. Brought it to a boil, then simmered for 5 or so minutes till broccoli was tender and flour was cooked. 2. I also did not puree the vegetables. I prefer having the pieces of broccoli in the soup. Delicious... Thank You!
  2. Quick, easy, tasty, and my five year old ate it up. I did use real butter, extra garlic, and I peeled the stems and used them also. Also, fat free half and half works wonders! Thanks for a great basic recipe!
  3. I've had this in my favorites for a while and finally made it tonight. It was so good! Not bland at all, I barely salted it and it was perfect. Definetly a keeper!
  4. I thought this soup might be bland, but was pleasantly surprised. It is wonderful in its simplicity and needs nothing more than good chicken stock (I used my homemade broth) and lots of freshly ground black pepper to make it special. I only needed to cook the broccoli for 15 minutes. Thank you for this basic but tasty recipe.


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