Thursday, January 10, 2008

Cream of Broccoli Soup

As promised...

3 cups water
3 tsp. chicken base or bouillon cubes
2 cups celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup finely grated carrots
3-4 potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large bunch of broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces

Cream Sauce
1 1/2 cubes butter (and you wonder why it's so good!)
approx. 1/2 cup flour
1 quart milk
16 oz Velveeta cut into cubes

In a large stock pot combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for15-20 minutes or until veggies are tender. Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan. When completely melted, add enough flour to make a paste. Add milk all at once stirring constantly until it thickens. Add cheese and continue stirring until cheese is melted. ADd sauce to soup. Mix completely to cook until desired thickness.


kristen said...

oh yummy yummy! thank you!

Navarro's said...

YAAAAHH- I am so excited to make this thanks a bunch this was soooooo yummy, your the best.