Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (241g)

Calories 550
Calories from Fat 181 (33%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 20.1g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Monounsaturated Fat 7.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 59.4mg 20%
Sodium 9508.8mg 413%
Potassium 903.7mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 65.9g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Sugars 6g
Protein 24.6g 49%

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Recipe Description
Chopped broccoli, shredded carrots and select seasonings are simmered in a velvety smooth cheese sauce.
Prep time
15 min
Cook time
1 hr
Ready In
1 hr 15 min

Ingredients

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1 Pinch(pn)  pepper, to taste
1/4 Teaspoon(t)  nutmeg, ground
2 Cup(c)  sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 Pinch(pn)  salt, to taste
1 Cup(c)  carrots, shredded
8 Ounce(oz)  broccoli, coarsely chopped
2 Cup(c)  chicken broth
2 Cup(c)  half and half
1/4 Cup(c)  all purpose flour
5 Tablespoon(T)  butter, melted
1/2   medium onion, chopped

Preparation

Saute the onion in 1 tablespoon of the melted butter.  Set aside.  Using a wire whisk, combine the remaining 4 tablespoons melted butter and the flour in a large pot over medium heat.  Cook, stirring frequently, for about 4 minutes.  Slowly add the half and half and continue stirring.  Add the chicken broth, whisking all the time.  Simmer for 20 minutes.  Add the broccoli, carrots and sauteed onion.  Cook over low heat until the veggies are tender, abour 20 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  By now the soup should be thickened.  Pour in batches inro a blender and puree.  Return the puree to the pot and place over low heat.  Add the grated cheese and stir until well blended.  Stir in the nutmeg.

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