Broccoli and swiss cheese soup
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Broccoli and swiss cheese soup
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:00:46 AM. Recipe ID 23993. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Broccoli and swiss cheese soup
 Categories: Soups, Cheese
      Yield: 6 servings
 
  2 1/2 lb Broccoli, cut into 1-inch
           -florets
      1 c  Chopped leeks or green onion
      4 ts Butter
      4 tb Flour
      4 c  Chicken stock
      1 c  Light cream
      1 c  Shredded Swiss cheese
    1/8 ts Nutmeg
 
  Salt and pepper to taste
  
  Cut enough florets to measure 2 cups.  Cut rest of broccoli into 1-
  in.pieces.  Cook florets and broccoli pieces, separately, in lightly
  salted water until just tender.  (Florets will be done first).
  Immediately rinse in cold water.  Drain.  Set florets aside until
  serving time. In a large saucepan saute leeks in butter until tender;
  usually about 4 minutes. Sprinkle in flour and cook one more minute,
  stirring with whisk. Remove from heat and stir in broth.  Return to
  heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add broccoli
  pieces to broth and puree in blender in batches, until smooth.  Just
  before serving, blend in cream and Swiss cheese.  Simmer gently until
  cheese melts. Add nutmeg, salt, pepper. Add reserved florets and heat
  through.
  
  Posted by Michael Grosz. Courtesy of Fred Peters.
 




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Recipe ID 23993 (Apr 03, 2005)

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