Broccoli Cheese Soup
There is just something about a warm bowl of goodness
at the end of a long day that says home!
Enjoy this traditional favorite this season as you gather your family
around the table to share the day in good conversation!
- 1/2 medium onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- THM Gluccie (Canadians get it here)
- 2 cups half-and-half
- 2 cups chicken stock
- 1/2 pound fresh broccoli
- 1/2 cup carrots, julienne
- 1/4 teaspoon of THM Mineral salt (Canadians get it here)
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 8 ounces grated cheddar cheese
What To Do
Saute onions in a little butter in a small pan – set aside.
In a large stockpot ( I accidentally used a medium-size pan) – melt butter. Add gluccomanan and mix for 3 minutes.
Slowly add half- half – mixing the entire time.
Slowly add chicken stock- mixing the entire time.
Let simmer on low for 20 minutes.
Add broccoli, carrots; onions and cook on low for 25 minutes.
Season with salt, pepper; nutmeg.
Place soup in a blender or use an immersion blender and puree.
Heat soup over low heat and add cheese and mix till melted.
Serve and Enjoy
*** NOTE: If following the Trim Healthy Mama plan this recipe would fall into a ‘S’ category!