Thursday, May 10, 2012

Broccoli Chowder

Broccoli

If you're always looking for new and tasty soups to try while watching your carbs this recipe is relatively low in carbs and big on taste. It can be a great base as well for other stews like chicken and beef as well. Simply add to a blender and puree and add to any chicken or beef stew you have brewing.

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

    2 cups carrots peeled and sliced                                
    2 cups water                                                   
    2 cups chicken cooked diced                                
    1 1/2 cups chicken broth                            
    1 pound broccoli fresh stems pared and cut in 1/2 -inch slices 
    1/2 cup onions finely minced                                  
    1 teaspoon salt                                                
    1/2 cup cream of chicken condensed soup                                  
    2 cups milk                                                    
    1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions:

Combine carrots, water, chicken, broth, broccoli, onion, and salt in a saucepan; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add in Cream of chicken soup slowly add in milk. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until ready to serve. Top with cheese. You can add many different types of cheese, you're only limited by your imagination.

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