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Cheese and Broccoli Chicken Soup
Submitted by:  Rebecca Miller
    

 

 
  Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 1 Hour
 

" Talk about comfort food! "
 
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 11 cups water
  • 3 cubes  chicken bouillon
  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 2 heads fresh broccoli, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
   
Directions
1  

In a 5-quart pot melt butter over medium heat. Add flour, stirring constantly until a thick paste forms. Remove from pot and set aside.

2  

In same pot, combine water, bouillon cubes, chicken, broccoli, salt, and pepper. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 45 minutes or until broccoli is tender.

3  

Stir in flour a little at a time until soup thickens. Simmer 5 minutes.

4  

Reduce heat. Stir in cream. Mix well. Add cheese 1 cup at a time.

 
 
Makes 5 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 5
amount per serving
Calories 721  
Protein 32g
Total Fat 54g
Sodium 2087mg
Cholesterol 175mg
Carbohydrates 29g
Fiber 4g