Meal Times


cream of broccoli soup
August 14, 2009, 3:55 pm
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  1. bring to boil
    • 4 c. water
    • 4 broccoli florets
  2. reduce heat, cooking an additional 3 minutes
  3. drain, reserving the water
  4. send half of the cooked broccoli in food processor
  5. in large cooking pot, melt
    • 2 T. butter
  6. add
    • 1 or 2 chopped onions
  7. cook 1-2 minutes until soft
  8. stir in
    • ½ c. flour
  9. cook, stirring occasionally 1-2 minutes
  10. add reserved water and
    • 3 T. chicken bouillon
  11. bring to boil, stirring constantly
  12. reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly until thickened
  13. stir in
    • 2½ c. milk
    • ¼ t. nutmeg
    • ¼ t. black pepper
    • chopped broccoli
  14. heat through
  15. adjust seasons to taste, serve with grated cheese
  • yield: 4-6 servings


mexican cheese soup
August 14, 2009, 3:48 pm
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  1. heat on stovetop
    • 2 T oil
  2. blend in
    • 2 T. flour
  3. add
    • 1 c. tomatoes
    • 1 T. chili powder
    • 4 c. beef broth
  4. simmer on low 30 minutes
  5. add 1/2 lb. grated cheese