Recipes Broccoli Cheese Soup (Soups)

Number of Servings
16
Ingredients
    •     1/2 c. finely chopped carrots
    •     1 c. finely chopped celery
    •     1 c. finely chopped green onions
    •     2 c. water
    •     1 medium white onion, chopped
    •     2 tbsp. reduced-calorie margarine
    •     1 c. flour
    •     4 c. nonfat milk
    •     4 c. chicken broth
    •     15 oz. Cheez Whiz Light processed cheese
    •     Salt and pepper to taste
    •     1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
    •     1 tbsp. prepared mustard
    •     8 cups of fresh broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces
Instructions

In medium saucepan, bring water, carrots, celery
and green onions to boil; allow to boil 5 minutes; remove from heat and set aside. Sauté white onion in skillet with butter; stir in flour, blending well. Remove from heat and set aside. Bring milk and chicken broth to boil in large saucepan; stir briskly into white onion mixture using wire whisk. Add Cheez Whiz, salt, pepper and cayenne; stir well.
Add mustard, broccoli and boiled vegetables, including water; stir well and bring to boil. Serve immediately. (Do not blend in food processor.)

Nutrition Information

86 Calories; 1g Fat (14.8% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 1mg Cholesterol; 274mg Sodium