Best Cream of Broccoli Soup

Onions, celery, and broccoli cooked in chicken broth are pureed with milk in this quick scratch-made cream of broccoli soup.

 

Ingredients

2 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
14 12 oz can chicken broth
4 cup broccoli
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
2 cup milk, (or 1 1/2 cups milk and 1/2 cup evaporated milk)
1 black pepper
12 cup Velveeta cheese, (or more)

Directions

 

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium sized stock pot, and sauté onion, garlic and celery until tender.
  2. Add broccoli and broth; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Purée soup (I use a hand blender) or mash with potato masher.
  4. Return to heat.
  5. In small saucepan, over medium heat melt 3 tablespoons butter, stir in flour and add milk.
  6. Stir until thick and bubbly, add to soup.
  7. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  8. Season with pepper and serve.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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