Monday, April 11, 2011
Cream of Broccoli
All of you doubters...be prepared to be amazed! This soup is fabulous! I looked at the recipe and started thinking of what I needed to add, such as spices, a potato, etc. Luckily, I just went with the basic idea and LOVED it! I prepared it in my pressure cooker, but you can follow easy stove top instructions on skinny taste. Try this one. You won't regret it!
2 large crowns of broccoli, chopped (or 5 cups)
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1 carrot, sliced
1 large stalk celery, sliced
3 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup 2% milk
2 tbsp low fat sour cream
app. 3 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
1 tbsp garlic powder
Prepare all vegetables. In a pressure cooker, bring onion, carrot, celery and broth to a boil. Add broccoli and garlic powder. Apply lid. Bring pressure to first red ring. Stabilize. Let cook for 15 mins. Release pressure slowly. Add milk and cheese. Mix with hand blender. Add sour cream and pepper. Mix again until smooth. Serve. YUM!
MFP nutritional info, 4 servings, each has: 150 calories 7 grams of fat 10 grams of protein 607 milligrams of sodium