Puree of Broccoli and Parmesan Soup
Broccoli is a nutritional wonder. It contains a high amount of potassium, which helps maintain a healthy nervous system and optimal brain function, as well as enhancing regular muscle growth. Put it in a blender along with these other fabulous ingredients, and you’ve got a great, tasty healthy soup.
- 1 medium Onion diced
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1 LB Broccoli cut into 1 inch pieces
- ¼ cup flour
- 1 quart Chicken stock
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Salt and pepper
- 1 cup Parmesan
In a heavy bottomed soup pot sauté the onion and butter until translucent.
Add the broccoli and cover. Steam until tender.
Add the flour and stir for 2 minutes.
Add the stock and simmer for 10 more minutes.
Puree in a bender when it has cooled down a little.
Add cream, parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Reheat if necessary.
Substitute or add other cheeses like cheddar or Monterey jack and/or
Add additional herbs or spices