Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 30 Min
Ready In: 45 Min

Servings: 8

Recipe From: Jonno

1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
4 cups chicken stock
4 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon white pepper
2-1/4 cups fresh broccoli florets
11 ounces processed cheese, shredded
1-1/3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

*Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat, and mix in the flour. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.

*Mix in the chicken stock and milk, and season with salt and white pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer about 10 minutes.

*Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place the broccoli in the boiling water, and cook 2 minutes, or until just tender. Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

*Gradually mix the processed cheese and Cheddar cheese into the large pot until melted. Mix in the broccoli. Continue cooking about 5 minutes.

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