• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    This classic Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe is simple to make, lightened up with milk instead of cream, and chocked full of the delicious broccoli and cheddar we all love!

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons butter or olive oil
    • 1 small white onion, peeled and finely diced
    • 2/3 cup diced carrots (about 1 large carrot, peeled)
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup flour
    • 3 cups good-quality vegetable or chicken stock
    • 2 cups milk (I used 2%, but any kind of milk will work)
    • 3-4 cups chopped broccoli florets (about 1 medium head of broccoli)
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 8 ounces freshly-grated* part-skim sharp cheddar cheese, plus more for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 319 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 52.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 42 mg 13.96%
    • Sodium: 945 mg 39.39%
    • Calcium: 395 mg 39.51%
    • Potassium: 145 mg 4.13%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.71%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.19%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 45%
    • Vitamin C 80.92%
    • Vitamin D 10.37%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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