Broccoli Soup

2 points

6 c small broccoli florets
2 c chicken broth
¼ c chopped onion
2 c milk
2 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp butter
½ tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
dash ground mace

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.  Place half of broccoli mixture in a blender, process until smooth.  Pour broccoli mixture into a bowl.  Repeat procedure with remaining broccoli mixture.  Return pureed mixture to pan.

Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until well blended; add to broccoli mixture.  Cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken, stirring frequently.  Add lemon juice, butter, salt, pepper and mace, stirring until butter melts.

Yield: 6 servings (1 cup)

  • Calories: 91
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Fiber: 2.3g

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