Easy broccoli soup
- 4 Tbl. butter
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 chopped carrot
- 2 lbs.fresh chopped broccoli
- 4 Tbls. flour
- 6 cups chicken
- 1/2 cup cream (don't use low fat)
- salt and pepper
Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onion and carrot and saute for 5 minutes until onions soften. Add chopped broccoliand 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Saute for a 8 minutes or until vegetables break down and become translucent. Add the flour and stir for a minute or two. Slowly add the stock and bring to a slow boil.
Simmer uncovered for 40 minutes or until broccoli is very tender. Use a potato masher or an immersion blender topuree the soup.
salt and pepper if needed. Place lid on pot and serve hot.