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Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup


Serves: 6 as a main dish

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

This soup is full of vitamins and most kids like this. It is also fairly low in calories and carbohydrates.

Ingredients

1 pound broccoli, fresh, chopped

3 carrot(s), chopped

1/2 onion(s), medium, chopped

1 pound cauliflower, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 cups vegetable broth, reduced sodium

2 cups milk, 2% fat

1 1/2 cups cheese, cheddar, low fat, shredded

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground

2 teaspoons garlic, minced

Preparation

Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add oil and chopped onions and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add chopped carrots and garlic and stir. Cook for 2 more minutes. Add cauliflower and broth and cook over medium head for about 5 minutes. Add broccoli and cook for about 5 minutes until broccoli is soft. Place remaining broth in a blender and add the broccoli soup a cup at a time to the blender and blend well. Return blended soup back to the pot. Add milk and heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Divide among six bowls and top with shredded cheese. Serve with toasted baguette slices, some crusty bread or rolls.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 190 calories, 6 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 14 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 560 mg sodium; WW Points plus Value 5


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