*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        BROCCOLI-CHEESE-MUSTARD SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4   lb           Broccoli, trimmed
    2       md           Onions, sliced
    5       tb           Butter, divided
    7       c            Chicken broth, divided
    1       t            Dried oregano leaves,
                         -crumbled
      1/4   c            Flour
    3       tb           Dijon-style mustard
      1/8   ts           Pepper
    1       c            Milk
    2       c            Shredded sharp cheddar
                         -cheese
 
   1.   Cut flowerets off broccoli and divide into small
   sections. simmer in lightly salted utter 2 to 3
   minutes; drain and set aside.
   
   2.   Peel stalks and cut into small pieces; cook with
   onions in 3 Tbsp butter in large saucepan about 5
   minutes.
   
   3.   Add 3 cup broth and oregano; simmer 20 to 30
   minutes or until vegetables are fork tender.
   
   4.   Process in blender or food processor until smooth.
   
   5.   Melt remaining 2 Tbsp butter in saucepan.  Stir
   in flour and cook until bubbly.  Stir in mustard and
   pepper.
   
   6.   Add processed mixture and remaining 4 cup broth;
   heat to simmering, stirring.
   
   7.   Slowly add milk and cheese, stirring constantly.
   
   8.   Add broccoli flowerets; heat and serve.
  
 
 
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