Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Cream of Broccoli Soup for two

This recipe came about as a result of trying to be creative when trying to make a quick lunch for a husband who comes home for lunch more often than not. I decided to call it 'soup for two' because it’s so easy and quick.

Make white sauce with:
2 Tbsp soft margarine
2 Tbsp. flour
3 cups milk
1/2 cup water

Melt margarine in med. pot on medium heat. Add flour, stirring with whisk, and liquids starting slowly and stirring constantly until it begins to cook (bubble).

Add:
1 Knorr chicken bouillon cube
2 Tbsp. Cheez Whiz
2 Tbsp Real Bacon bits (optional)
1 stalk broccoli, chopped small (3-4 cups)
Bring to boil and simmer on low heat, about 10 min. You can substitute the broccoli with cauliflower.

13 comments:

  1. homemade soups are so easy aren't they. this looks really good and when you cook like that no wonder your husband comes home more often than not...=}

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  2. Anneliese. . .I appreciate this one since you and I are in the same boat. . trying to come up with creative lunches. This one also looks perfect for my cousin camp with the grands.

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  3. On a crisp cool day like today that is a perfect hearty lunch menu. Where do you live? I am sooooo coming over right now!

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  4. Mmmmm good soup Anneliese! I'll be right over..hey Trish can I catch a ride??

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  5. Looks great Lisa, this is one of Jennifer's favorite soups. It feels like snow outside tonight. I think that I will make this for supper tomorrow night.
    alvina

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  6. Broccoli and cheese is always one of my favorite combinations...so I'm game to try it. Looks good.

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  7. Is it possible to send broccoli in the mail? :-)

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  8. aunt lisa, do you have a recipe for zopalya (is that how you spell it? supallia) the squash thing with the ground beef filling... aunt erika usually makes it... i had a hankering the other day...

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  9. Anneliese, we just had this soup for lunch and we loved it ... Terry commented after his first bite that it was really good. I added some good grinds of black pepper and a tablespoon of instant potato flakes to make it a bit thicker. . the flavour was perfect.

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  10. I live on my own and I was wondering if I could put this in the fridge if I don't eat it all.

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  11. Melissa... oh, of course. You can re-heat it the next day or two ... it's better if you don't bring it to a complete boil, though ... for looks ... it stays creamier.

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  12. my mom had me over for this soup a few weeks ago. it was so tasty i made it myself today. so easy to make. i appreciate the recipe, thanks Anneliese.

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