3 SmartPoints Cream of Broccoli Soup

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (14.5 ounces each) low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 9 cups (about 1 1/2 pounds) broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups dry NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

1- BOIL broth in large saucepan. Add broccoli, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover; cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
2- TRANSFER half of vegetable-broth mixture to blender or food processor (in batches, if necessary); cover. Blend until desired consistency. Return to remaining mixture in saucepan.
3- COMBINE dry milk, water, and flour in medium bowl; mix well. Stir into soup; add salt and pepper. Heat to serving temperature.
4- FOR BROCCOLI CHEESE SOUP: PREPARE Cream of Broccoli Soup and add 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese. Stir over low heat until melted.

FOR FREEZE AHEAD:

1- PREPARE as above. Cool soup completely. Place in airtight container; freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
2- HEAT in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.

Nutritional information

Serving Size: 1/9 of Recipe | Servings Per Recipe: 9

  • Calories: 100
  • Calories from Fat: 10
  • Total Fat: 1g (2% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0g (2% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (1% of DV)
  • Sodium: 170mg (7% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 15g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (9% of DV)
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 9g

SmartPoints: 3

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