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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Cheese Broccoli Soup Recipe

My mother-in-law is a fabulous cook.  Today I want to share with you one of our favourite recipes that she makes- Broccoli Cheese Soup!  (It can be made the same way with cauliflower or a mixture of cauliflower & broccoli).  This is a pretty easy recipe and everybody in my family likes it.  I'll share a recipe today that makes the perfect amount for our family of 4, but you can double it for a larger group or (my favourite) leftovers!



Here's What You'll Need:


- Broccoli (or Cauliflower) .. can be fresh or frozen, I used this bag of broccoli florets this time
- 1 Can of Chicken Broth
- 2 cups Milk
- 2 Tbsp. Butter
- 2 Tbsp. Flour
- 1 cup (shredded) Ivanhoe Old Cheese


Here's What You'll Do:

1. Steam broccoli (or cauliflower- or both)



2. Melt butter and flour in large pot and whisk until clumpy



3. Add milk, a bit at a time.  Then add cheese and stir until melted.

Did you know Gay Lea’s Ivanhoe Cheese is the oldest cheese company of its kind in Canada? They've got a reputation for their high quality aged cheddar and specialty cheeses and even offer Kosher and Halal varieties.

4. Add broccoli/cauliflower and can of chicken broth (and pepper to taste)


Enjoy!!

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Disclosure: I am part of the Gay Lea Ambassador Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own."


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6 comments:

  1. that looks great - I love home made soups, but have never tried making a brocolli soup before - I think I might give it a try next time the mood for soup strikes!

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  2. Mmm... love cheese broccoli soup. Who knew it was so easy and called for so little. Thanks for the recipe.

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  3. Broccoli Cheddar soup is one of my favorites (how can you go wrong with cheddar cheese)? This sounds like a great version of it, thank you for sharing.

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  4. This has always been a "restaurant food" favourite of my hubby's. I always assumed it would be a pain to make, but this looks simple (and delicious!), I'll have to give it a shot. Thanks!

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  5. How much broccoli do you use? You never say how much. I was going to make this for my lunch.

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    1. I don't have a specific amount that I usually add, so all I can tell you is to add roughly the amount that you can imagine would fit in that bag in the photo ;) (so helpful I know)

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