Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

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"'This delicious soup is a great way to eat a nutritious vegetable,' notes Kay Fairley of Charleston, Illinois. 'It has a wonderful fresh flavor.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. In a saucepan, combine broccoli, onion and broth; simmer for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Puree half of the mixture in a blender; return to the saucepan. In a small bowl, whisk cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of milk until smooth. Gradually add remaining milk. Stir into the broccoli mixture. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One 3/4-cup serving equals 112 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 157 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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I doubled this recipe. I used fresh organic broccoli and I did add a good amount of fresh minced garlic as well as a pinch of salt and a little fresh ground pepper. This did need more broth than...

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This was just okay. It was too bland for me. I love to find low fat dishes that aren't low taste. This dish does not fall into that category. I'll keep looking for a tasty broccoli soup reci...

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I doubled this recipe. I used fresh organic broccoli and I did add a good amount of fresh minced garlic as well as a pinch of salt and a little fresh ground pepper. This did need more broth than...

This was a good recipe, but needs more spices. I added a palmful of dried oregano, four cloves chopped garlic, and a pinch each of seasoned salt and nutmeg. A good way to eat broccoli since I ...

Superb!!! I doubled the broth and fresh broccoli I didnt put in a blender because I cooked it for 30 min and it was perfect and when i thickened it i used maybe 2/3 of the can of milk. Salt and ...

This soup is easy to make and yummy. I added some garlic to make it perfect. I replaced my regular lunch with this soup and lost 4 pounds in a week!

Very good for low fat!!! I added garlic, but a little too much so I won't add as much next time. I also had full fat evaporated milk so I used skim milk and just a touch of the evap milk. A pinc...

This was just okay. It was too bland for me. I love to find low fat dishes that aren't low taste. This dish does not fall into that category. I'll keep looking for a tasty broccoli soup reci...

Good soup, but it seemed to be missing something. I added plenty of garlic when simmering and I added dried basil in at the end. My nine year old daughter ate her bowl...it was the only thing sh...

This was good and comforting. I doubled the recipe and it fed 5 adults. I added 4 cloves of garlic, an extra 1/2 cup of broccoli, and a teaspoon each of parsley, basil and oregano. everyone l...

Really bland without any seasonings, but once I added herbs and spices the soup came alive. Fat free half and half works very well with this. Thank you Kay for a nice light and healthy lunch tod...

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