Soups & Stews

Quick and Easy Low Fat Broccoli Soup

A healthy and delicious weeknight meal just got easier. This five-minute broccoli soup is the perfect recipe when you need something quick and nutritious. The low-fat ingredients and the flavorful spices make it an amazing dish that will have the whole family asking for seconds. With just a few simple steps, you can enjoy a warm, hearty soup that is full of flavor and nutrition.

Ingredients used:

  • 1 box - Frozen chopped broccoli - 10 oz box
  • 1.5 tablespoons - Reduced-calorie margarine
  • 3 tablespoons - Onion - finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons - Flour
  • 2.5 cups - Skim milk - (orig was 1%)
  • 1 teaspoon - Salt
  • 1 cup - Cheddar cheese, lowfat
  • 1 tablespoon - Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon - Cayenne pepper - to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon - Nutmeg

Recipe steps:

  • Cook the frozen chopped broccoli according to package directions, but omit the salt and add the chopped onion.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the margarine over medium-high heat for 1 minute.
  • Add the flour and whisk for another minute.
  • Slowly whisk in the milk and salt until it is completely smooth.
  • Add the cooked broccoli, grated cheese and stir until combined.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and season with cayenne and nutmeg to taste.
  • Serve the soup hot and enjoy!

This five-minute broccoli soup makes a delicious and hearty meal that is quick and easy to prepare. With its low-fat ingredients, it is a healthy dish that is full of flavor. The whole family will be sure to love it. Enjoy this delicious soup tonight and make it a regular in your meal rotation!