Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Prep Time
14 min
Cook Time
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup(s) uncooked onion(s), minced
  • 16 oz frozen chopped broccoli
  • 29 oz canned chicken broth
  • 4 oz low fat cheddar or colby cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup(s) fat free skim milk
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) water
  • 1/4 cup(s) cornstarch
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes, until soft. Add broccoli and broth and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer 3 minutes, until broccoli is tender.
  2. Reduce heat to low, add cheese and stir until cheese melts; stir in milk and garlic powder.
  3. Whisk together water and cornstarch. Add mixture to pan and simmer 2 minutes, until thick. Serve hot. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.