St. Louis Bread Company's Broccoli Cheese Soup

As seen on Food.com (and elsewhere)

1 tablespoon melted butter

1⁄2 medium chopped onion

1⁄4 cup melted butter

1⁄4 cup flour

2 cups half-and-half

2 cups homemade chicken stock

1⁄2 lb. fresh broccoli (chopped into bite size pieces)

1 cup carrot, julienned

1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg

8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated

Salt and pepper

 

Saute onion in butter. Set aside.

 

Cook melted butter and flour using a whisk over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Stir constantly and add the half & half.

Add the chicken stock. Simmer for 20 minutes.

 

Add the broccoli, carrots and onions. Cook over low heat 20-25 minutes.

 

Add salt and pepper. Can be pureed in a blender but I don't. Return to heat and add cheese. Stir in nutmeg.

 

Serve with crusty bread.


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