Cheddar Broccoli Soup
 
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Yield: 4-5 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • ½ medium sized yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • ¼ C flour(whole grain is fine)
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 3 C whole milk
  • 2 C veggie stock
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 4-5 C broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8.5 oz shredded aged cheddar cheese, plus more to top if desired
Instructions
  1. In a large pot melt the butter. Once hot, add the onion and saute for 5-6 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding the flour and mustard powder. Whisk together so that the butter and flour is completely incorporated and cook for a couple minutes.
  3. Add the milk, stock, nutmeg and bay lead and bring to a boil. Add the carrot and broccoli and turn down to a simmer. Simmer just until the veggies are cooked to your liking then add the cheese and remove the soup from the heat. Stir the cheese into the soup until melted, then serve and enjoy!
Notes
Adapted from Yammie's Noshery
Recipe by Food Doodles at http://fooddoodles.com/2014/01/07/cheddar-broccoli-soup/