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Low Calories Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe Low Carb

 

Ingredients

Servings: 8

 

1 1/2 lb broccoli, chopped

6 cups chicken stock

3 tbsp olive oil

1 cup onions, small dice

1/4 cup whole-wheat flour

1 cup fat-free half & half

1 tsp salt

1 tsp white pepper

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Exchanges/Choices:

1 Carbohydrate

1 Fat

 

Calories 110

    Calories from Fat 55

Total Fat 6g

    Saturated Fat 1g

Cholesterol 5mg

Sodium 350mg

Carbohydrate 11g

    Dietary Fiber 2g

    Sugar 3g

Protein 4g

Cooking Methods

  1. Wash the broccoli thoroughly. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the tough outer layer from the broccoli stalks. Chop broccoli and set aside 1 cup of florets for garnish.
  2. Bring chicken stock to a simmer and add chopped broccoli. Cook for a few minutes or until broccoli is tender, making sure the color does not become dull.
  3. Puree cooked broccoli and 1 cup of chicken stock in a food processor. Set aside.
  4. Add olive oil and onions to a pot and gently cook. Sprinkle flour and stir to mix. On low heat, continue cooking, making sure flour is absorbed and slightly turns color. Slowly whisk hot chicken stock into flour mixture and bring to a simmer.
  5. Add broccoli puree and half & half; bring to a simmer, stir-ring to combine ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with florets. Serve hot.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

Cooking Tips, Kitchen Tips and Fun Facts

Yummy healthy broccoli soup recipe. Broccoli is high in Vitamin C and soluble fiber. Broccoli helps protect us against cancer, especially prostate, ovarian and bladder cancer.

 

 

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