Cream of Broccoli Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 2
  • 2½ tablespoons butter, divided
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 small stalk celery, chopped
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1-14 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1½ tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • dash paprika
  • cayenne pepper to taste (I used a couple of dashes)
  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a soup kettle or large sauce pan. Saute onion and celery until soft. Add broccoli and chicken broth. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. While the broccoli simmers, melt remaining butter in a small saucepan. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Add milk and simmer until thick and bubbly.
  3. When broccoli is soft, puree the broccoli mixture (I used an immersion blender). Add milk mixture. Season with paprika and cayenne pepper.
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