Cheese and Broccoli Chicken Soup

Servings: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
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Summary

This is a thick and creamy cheddar cheese soup with chunks of chicken meat and broccoli florets.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup butter

1 cup all-purpose flour

11 cups water

3 cubes chicken bouillon

2 pounds Foster Farms Simply Raised Breast Tenders

2 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup light cream

3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

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1/25/2006 Reviewed by SARAH



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DIRECTIONS

1. In a 5-quart pot, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in flour, stirring constantly until a thick paste forms. Remove from pot, and set aside.

2. In same pot, combine water, bouillon cubes, chicken, broccoli, salt and pepper. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for 45 minutes.

3. Stir in the flour mixture a little bit at a time until soup thickens. Simmer 5 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in cream. Mix in cheese 1 cup at a time, and stir until melted.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

calories   430 cal
total fat   26.6 g
cholesterol   129 mg
sodium   1092 mg
carbohydrates   14.5 g
fiber   2.2 g
protein   33.5 g

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