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Broccoli Cheese Soup
Best of Healthy Exchanges Newsletter (1992) p.21
This soup didn't pass Cliff's taste test. But, he's a member with George Bush in the "I HATE BROCCOLI CLUB". If you like broccoli, I think you'll love this soup.
serves 4 (1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup diced onion
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups (one 12-fluid-ounce can) Carnation Evaporated Skim Milk
2 cups (one 16-ounce can) Healthy Request Chicken Broth
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and well drained
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 cup (6 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
In a large saucepan sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, saute onion for 5 minutes or until tender. In a covered jar, combine flour and evaporated skim milk. Shake well to blend. Add chicken broth, broccoli, Worcestershire sauce and milk mixture to onion. Mix well to combine. Continue cooking for 10 minutes or until mixture thickens and broccoli is tender, stirring often. Stir in Cheddar cheese. Lower heat and simmer until cheese melts, stirring often.
Serves 4 - each serving equals:
HE: 2 Pr, 1 3/4 Ve, 3/4 Sm, 1/4 Br, 8 Opt. Cal.
243 cal, 7g Fa, 23g Pr, 22g carb, 733mg So, 597mg Ca, 3g Fi
Diabetic: 2 vegetable, 1 1/2 meat, 1 skim milk
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