Yummm......a hearty, satisfying soup for the colder days up ahead. This recipe is easy to make, and reheats well. Grab yourself a spoon, and get ready for a comforting bowl of deliciousness :)
Cream of Broccoli Soup
Adapted from Allrecipes.com
2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, chopped
1 stalk celery,, chopped
1 quart (4 cups) chicken, vegetable or "no-chicken" broth
8 cups broccoli florets
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium stock pot melt 2 tbls. butter. Add onion and celery. Saute until tender. Add broth and broccoli. Simmer covered for 10 minutes. Puree soup using a stick blender, or regular blender. Return to heat.
In small saucepan, melt 3 tbls. butter over medium heat. Add flour and milk. Cook until thick and bubbly, stirring often. Add to soup. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!