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Cream of Broccoli Soup

Submitted by John Fisher-Merritt of the Food Farm

"This hearty soup is a favorite with my family, and a great way to enjoy your veggies."

onion, broccoli and carrots


  • 3 Tablespoons butter

  • 3 Tablespoons flour

  • 1 large onion (chopped)

  • 2-4 cloves garlic (finely chopped)

  • 1 lb. broccoli

  • 1 carrot (grated)

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • dash of ground cardamom


Steam broccoli until tender.

In a Dutch oven or stockpot, sauté onions in butter over medium heat until translucent. Add flour and garlic and cook while stirring for 1 minute, then add chicken broth, grated carrot, steamed broccoli, salt, pepper and cardamom.

Simmer about 10 minutes. Add milk and bring to slight boil. Turn off heat and blend with immersion blender until smooth. Enjoy!

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