Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

3 potatoes, chopped

4 cups broccoli, chopped (divided)

1 chopped onion

1 carrot, chopped

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1-1/2 teaspoon salt

4 cups water

1-1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated

3/4 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon dill weed

1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder

Pepper to taste

3/4 cup buttermilk, sour cream, or plain yogurt


1 In a large soup pot, bring potatoes, 2 c. broccoli, onion, carrot, garlic, salt, and water to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Puree in blender in batches. Return to pot and warm over low heat. Add cheese, milk, dill, mustard, and pepper and stir until cheese is melted. Just before serving, steam remaining broccoli and add to soup along with buttermilk.

Yield: 10 cups

Recipe Tips

Top with sour cream and cheese, if desired.

I prefer not to add the cheese to the soup, but to put it on top of each serving instead

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