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                       Chilled Creamed Broccoli Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2  C.            chicken broth
      1/2  C.            chopped onion
    2      C.            broccoli cuts
    2      Tbsp.         butter or margarine
    2      Tbsp.         flour
      1/2  Tsp.          salt
    1      Dash          pepper
    1      C.            milk (skim milk may be used)
      1/2  Tsp.          crushed dried thyme
    1      Small         bay leaf
    1      Dash          garlic powder
 
 In saucepan combine broth, onion, broccoli, thyme, bay
 leaf and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover
 and simmer 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Remove bay
 leaf. Place vegetable mixture in blender or food processor.
 Cover and blend 30 to 60 seconds or until smooth. In same
 saucepan melt butter. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Add
 the milk at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
 Stir in vegetable puree. Cook until heated through for a warm
 soup. Refrigerate, covered, for several hours for chilled
 soup.
 
 
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