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Cream of Broccoli Soup


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 10 3/4-ounce cans chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 head broccoli, trimmed and chopped


In a large soup pot, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add the onions and saute' until translucent. Sprinkle in the flour and stir until the mixture has thickened. Add the chicken broth, heavy cream, half & half, salt, pepper, and broccoli. Gently stir together. Cover and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Turn heat to low and simmer for an additional 15 minutes. Shread some cheddar cheese and serve on top. Serve warm.

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