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Broccoli Potato Soup

Broccoli Potato Soup

126 Ratings
126 Ratings
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Broccoli Potato Soup
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A tasty and made-from-scratch soup that comes together quickly with the help of instant mashed potatoes and powdered milk.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups broccoli (chopped)
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup evaporated milk, non-fat
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes, instant (prepare with water to make 1 cup potatoes; could also use 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes.)
  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (or American)

Directions

  1. Wash hands.
  2. Combine broccoli, onion, and broth in large sauce pan.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Add milk to soup. Slowly stir in potatoes.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened.
  7. Season with salt and pepper; stir in a little more milk or water if soup starts to become too thick.
  8. Ladle into serving bowls.
  9. Sprinkle about 1 Tablespoon cheese over each serving.

Notes

Learn more about:
- Broccoli
- Onions

Source:

Arizona Nutrition Network, Don’t Play With Your Food: Fall and Winter Cookbook

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 307 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 921 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 307 mg
Potassium 921 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Copper 249 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Phosphorus 321 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 123 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 82 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 91 mcg
Folate 69 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 48 mg

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups
Dairy 3/4 cups

Write a review

This was easy to make and was simply delicious! I will definitely make it again :)
10/06/18
This was easy to make and delicious! I will definitely make it again.
10/06/18
Everyone really liked it, I added two diced potatoes to make it more man friendly. Worked out great.
05/15/16
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