Broccoli Potato Soup

Main Dishes | Soups | Low Fat | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

Enjoy the velvety smooth, rich cheese flavor of this soup in a bowl or cup—rainy day optional.

Broccoli Potato Soup
6
Servings
40 minutes
Total Time
$1.33
Cost per serving
Temperature: Medium-high
Serving size:1 1/2 cups
Prep time:10 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Total time:40 minutes
Equipment:

Large sauce pan

Cutting board

Bowl to pour blended soup

Blender

Utensils:

Mixing spoon

Knife

Ingredients

4 cups low sodium broth (vegetable or chicken broth work OR 4 cups of water with 4 bouillon cubes)

1 1/4 pounds white potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size cubes

2 stalks celery, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

1 small carrot, peeled and chopped

2 cups broccoli florets, 1 cup chopped into bite-size pieces, 1 cup chopped very small

2 cups low-fat milk

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 cup shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and vegetables.

2. In a large sauce pan, bring broth to a boil over medium high heat.

3. While broth is heating, chop vegetables. Add potatoes, celery, onion, carrot, and 1 cup bite-size broccoli florets to broth.

4. Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat, cover pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

5. Cool soup slightly; in small batches, transfer soup to a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer blended soup to a bowl. Repeat process until all soup is smooth.

6. Transfer soup back to saucepan and stir in milk, Italian seasoning, 1 cup finely chopped broccoli, and cheese and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes more, stirring occasionally.

Tips

  • Use a towel to hold the blender down in case the steam causes the top to pop off.
  • For a chunkier soup, skip the blending step.
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Ingredients

What goes in Broccoli Potato Soup?

Celery
Celery
Carrots
Carrots
Broccoli
Broccoli
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Potato
Potato

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
190
TOTAL FAT
3g
SODIUM
280mg
TOTAL CARBS
29g
PROTEIN
11g
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