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Cream of Broccoli Soup

By Jason Fung, MD

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup is a favorite of mine, this slimmed down version is so good, and it’s quick and easy to prepare. Recipe from skinnytaste.com
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 164 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 1/4 cups chicken broth reduced sodium
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled and chopped
  • 1 celery stock, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 5 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup milk (2%)
  • 3 tbsp sour cream (plus more for garnish - optional)
  • pepper
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese sharp, shredded

Instructions
 

  • In a medium sized stock pot, bring chicken broth, onions, carrots, garlic, and celery to a boil. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add broccoli, milk and pepper and cook, covered, 10 more minutes.
  • Add sour cream and puree soup with an immersion blender.
  • Adjust black pepper to taste and heat through over medium heat, stir in the cheddar cheese and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cream of Broccoli Soup
Amount per Serving
Calories
164
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Cholesterol
 
23
mg
8
%
Sodium
 
1079
mg
47
%
Potassium
 
741
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
15
g
5
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
Vitamin A
 
3548
IU
71
%
Vitamin C
 
122
mg
148
%
Calcium
 
230
mg
23
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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