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What is a good recipe for creamy broccoli soup?

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A good creamy broccoli soup should contain plenty of cream, butter, broth and veggies like potato and broccoli. The additional use of a food processor blends all of the ingredients to a smooth consistency.

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Creamy Broccoli Soup:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp., butter
  • 1/2 c., cream
  • 1qty.,chopped onion
  • 1 qty.,peeled and chopped potato
  • 6 c., chicken stock
  • 3 c., chopped broccoli
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg

Step 1: Melt the 2 tbsp. butter in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the onion and simmer until it is tender. Throw in the potatoes and stir until they are thoroughly coated in butter.

Step 2: Warm up the 6 cups of chicken stock and add to the large pot. Bring the mixture to a simmer. Add the 3 cups of broccoli. Continue to simmer until the broccoli and the potato are cooked. The broccoli should turn a bright green shade when done. Both potato and broccoli should become tender too.

Step 3: Take the soup to the food processor and blend it until smooth. It may be necessary to puree the soup in batches, depending on the food processor's size.

Step 4: Pour the soup back into the large pot. Stir in the 1/2 cup of cream. Heat back up and season with the salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.

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