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                           CHEESE AND TREES SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Butter or margarine
    1       c            Chopped onion
    1 1/3   lb           (4 medium) potatoes
                         -- cut into 3/4-inch cubes
    2 1/2   c            Water
    2                    Chicken bouillon cubes
   10       oz           Frozen chopped broccoli
                         -- thawed and drained
    1 1/2   c            Shredded Cheddar cheese
                         Salt and pepper, to taste
 
   In 2- to 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.  Add onion;
   saute 5 minutes.  Add potatoes, water and bouillon cubes.  Bring to
   boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until potatoes are just tender,
   about 15 minutes.  Remove 1 cup of the potato cubes with slotted
   spoon; set aside.  Pour contents of saucepan into container of
   electric blender.  Holding lid down tightly, blend until smooth;
   return to saucepan.  Mix in reserved potatoes and the broccoli.  Over
   medium-low heat gradually add cheese, stirring until heated through
   and cheese is completely melted.  Season with salt and pepper.
   
   Menu:  Bread Sticks, Carrot-Raisin Salad, Gingerbread with Applesauce
   
   Nutritional Information Per Serving:  360 calories; 18 g fat; 60 mg
   cholesterol; 640 mg sodium; 33 g carbohydrate; 7 g fiber; 18 g
   protein.
   
   Source: The Potato Board <recipes@potatoes.com>
  
 
 
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