Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Ingredients

  • 115g unsalted butter
  • 1 whole onion, Technique: Dicing Cutting a larger piece of food into even cube-shaped pieces. I know this Teach me, please diced
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  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 4 heads broccoli, cut into florets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  • Chicken broth, if needed

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Method

How to make Broccoli Cheese Soup

Melt the butter in a pot over medium heat, and then add the onions. Cook the onions for 3 to 4 minutes, and then sprinkle the flour over the top. Stir to combine and cook for 1 minute or so, then pour in the milk and cream. Add the nutmeg, and then the broccoli, a small dash of salt and plenty of black pepper.

Cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer until the broccoli is tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Stir in the cheese and allow to melt.

Taste the seasonings and adjust if needed. Then either serve as is, or Technique: Mash Crushing one or more ingredients to create a uniform purée that still has some body. You can mash using a mash and purée kit fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please mash with a potato Technique: Mash Crushing one or more ingredients to create a uniform purée that still has some body. You can mash using a mash and purée kit fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please masher to break up the broccoli a bit, or transfer to a blender in two batches and puree completely. (If you puree in a blender, return the soup to the heat and allow to heat back up. Splash in some chicken broth if needed for thinning.)