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Jennifer 3FC
10-02-2003, 11:01 PM
Cheese and Trees Soup

Recipe By :Lindsay Hartman
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
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Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 tablespoon butter
1 small onion -- chopped
1/2 cup water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
10 ounces frozen broccoli flowerets -- thawed and
10 ounces frozen cauliflower -- chopped, thawed and
1/2 teaspoon salt
pepper -- to taste
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add onion and cook 5 minutes, stirring.

Meanwhile, chop cauliflower into "potato-like" chunks. Add cauliflower, water,
and boullion cubes to the saucepan; increase heat to medium-high. Bring to
boil, reduce heat; cover and cook until cauliflower is just tender, about 7

Using a slotted spoon, remove 1 cup of cauliflower and set aside.

Pour remaining contents of the pan into a blender. Holding the lid down
tightly, blend until smooth.

Return mixture to the saucepan and place over medium heat. Stir in reserved
cauliflower, broccoli, salt and pepper. Heat until warmed through. Sprinkle
servings with cheddar cheese.

"Adapted from Working Mother magazine"
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 192 Calories; 13g Fat (57.6% calories
from fat); 11g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol;
874mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 2 Fat.

Jennifer 3FC
06-07-2004, 10:01 AM
Sorry, I don't have the carb count.

Cream of Broccoli Soup (4)

2 c chopped broccoli stalks
broccoli florets (from the above stalks)
1 c chopped celery
3 c chicken broth
1/4 c combined broccoli and celery leaves
3 Tbsp chopped parsley
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2-1 tsp salt, or to taste
2/3 c heavy cream

Combine broccoli, celery, broth, leaves, parsley, garlic, and
salt.Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Cool a
little and puree veggies and about 1 c of the broth in blender. Transfer
back to saucepan, adding remaining broth a little at a time until desired
consistency is reached (remember, you'll be adding the cream too).
Bring to a boil and add cream. Reheat, stirring, being careful
not to boil soup. Serve immediately.

11-13-2011, 01:50 PM
I loved this recipe---it reminded of my son when he was little---he always called broccoli trees when he ate them. To this day he loves broccoli.