Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ingredients:

1 can chicken broth (about 1 3/4 cups of broth)
1 small onion, diced
1/3 cup flour
1/4 cup butter
Pepper to taste
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, preferably sharp or extra sharp
1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese
2 1/2 to 3 cups chopped, lightly steamed broccoli


Directions:

1.  Simmer chicken broth and chopped onion for 15-20 minutes in a covered small saucepan, until onions are soft. 

2.  Heat milk in microwave for 1-2 minutes. 

3.  In a separate, medium-sized pot, melt butter then add flour and pepper. Cook together for a couple of minutes, then whisk in warmed milk. Stir and heat together on medium-high heat until soup starts to thicken. 

4.  Next add chicken broth and continue to stir until well blended. Add cheeses and steamed broccoli.  

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