Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

This cream of broccoli soup recipe is the perfect way to incorporate fresh vegetables and herbs from your garden into a healthy, satisfying meal.
April/May 2002
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Cream of broccoli soup.


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This cream of broccoli soup recipe makes for a great main course or side dish.

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Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds broccoli
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups milk
Black pepper
White pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
 

Melt butter in soup pot. Add onion and salt; saute over medium heat until onion is translucent. Separate broccoli head into florets; trim, peel and chop stems. Add to stock and cook, partially covered, over medium heat until broccoli is tender, about 10 minutes. Add onion. Puree with milk in blender or food processor. Reheat gently. Serve hot. Season and top with fresh Parmesan cheese.