Cream of Broccoli Soup (Lower-fat)

From the kitchen of Nutrition & Healthy Recipes : 24 Hour Recipes : Soups & Stews.

Ingredients

  • 1 large stalk broccoli, flowerets separated and stems cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cold water
  • 1 cup evaporated skim milk

Instructions

  1. Add chicken broth, broccoli, carrot, salt and pepper and heat to boiling in large saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and cook 6-8 minutes until broccoli is fork-tender.
  3. Mix flour and water in small bowl with whisk or fork until flour is dissolved; gradually add to broccoli mixture, stirring constantly.
  4. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  5. Stir in evaporated skim milk and continue stirring until thick, but don’t let boil.

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