*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           BROCCOLI-CHEDDAR SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Low-cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       qt           Water
      3/4   c            Water
    6       c            Sml Fresh Broccoli Flowerets
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       t            Margarine
      1/2   ts           Dried Whole Oregano
    1       c            Chopped Onion
      1/4   ts           Dried Whole Thyme
                         Garlic Clove -- minced
      1/8   ts           Black Pepper
    1       c            Plain Low-Fat Yogurt
      1/8   ts           Ground Red Pepper
    2       cn           Low-Sodium Chicken Broth *
    1       c            Cheddar Cheese **
 
   * 10-1/2 oz each
   ** Reduced-Fat, shredded and divided
   Bring 3 quarts water to boil in a Dutch oven; add broccoli and cook 7 mins
   or until tender. Drain; set aside. Coat a large saucepan with cooking
   spray. Add margarine and place over medium heat until melted. Add onion
   and garlic; saute 5 mins or until tender. Position knife blade in food
   processor bowl; add broccoli and onion mixture. Process until smooth,
   scraping sides of processor bowl occasionally; set aside. Combine yogurt
   and flour in a large saucepan, stirring with a wire whisk. Add broth and
   next 6 ingredients; stir well. Cook over medium heat for 20 mins or until
   thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Add broccoli mixture; stir
   well. Add 3/4 cup cheese, stirring until melted. Ladle soup into bowls;
   top with remaining cheese. Yields 6 cups.
   Per Serving: Protein: 12/Fat: 5.8/Carbohydrate: 15.9/Cholesterol 16/
   Iron: 1.6/Sodium: 411/Calcium 293
  
 
 
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