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Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

"This delicious soup is a great way to eat a nutritious vegetable," notes Kay Fairley of Charleston, Illinois. "It has a wonderful fresh flavor."

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped fresh or frozen broccoli
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (12 ounces) fat-free evaporated milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the broccoli, onion and broth; simmer for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Puree half of the mixture in a blender; return to the saucepan.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of milk until smooth. Gradually add remaining milk. Stir into the broccoli mixture. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 120 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 385mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 0.500 fat-free milk.

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