Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Try this cheesy broccoli soup topped with popcorn - a delightful meal.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon canola or soybean oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
3
cups original-flavored soymilk or fat-free (skim) milk
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1 1/2
cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
3
cups bite-size fresh or frozen (thawed) broccoli florets
1
cup popped reduced-fat popcorn, if desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in onion, flour and salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is soft.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir soymilk and cornstarch with wire whisk until smooth. Gradually stir into onion mixture. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until thick and bubbly.
  • 3 Stir in cheese. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted. Stir in broccoli. Cook about 1 minute or until hot, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with popcorn.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    760mg
    760%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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