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Carrot and Broccoli Soup



Carrot and Broccoli Soup
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:15 to 30 minutes Source: All recipe
Food Groups: Milk & Milk Products, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée, Soup & Stews
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Calorie
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It , Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Vegetarian

This is low-fat, but is delicious and nutritious.

Ingredients:

2 medium Carrots, chopped
2 Celery ribs, chopped
1 medium Onion, chopped
1 tablespoon Butter
1 bag frozen Broccoli cuts
3 cups fat-free Milk, divided
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
3 tablespoons all-purpose Flour

Preparation:

In a large non-stick saucepan (or regular pan coated with cooking spray), cook the carrots, celery, and onion in butter for 3 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 3 minutes longer. Stir in 2 3/4 cups milk, salt, thyme, and pepper.

Bring to boil. Reduce heat; Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Combine the flour and remaining milk until smooth; gradually stir into the soup. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes longer or until thickened.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 168
Total Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 342 mg
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Protein: 10 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 284 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes: