Monday, November 24, 2014

Broccoli & Cheese Soup


Nutritional Info:

For 5 Oz:
Calories
127
Total Fat
4.2g
Sat. Fat
2.1g
Cholest.
10.3mg
Sodium
94.3mg
Carb.
16.4g
Fiber
2.5g
Sugars
6g
Protein
6.7g

Ingredients:

Broccoli - 8 Oz
Potatoes Cubed - 1 cup
GArlic - 1 clove chopped
Onions Yellow Chopped - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Almonds Crushed to powder - 1 tbsp
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
Low Fat Cheddar Cheese - 1/4 cup
Colby JAck Cheese (optional) - 1 string Cheese
Sugar - 2 tbsp
Salt and Pepper - as needed
Butter - tbsp

Method:

1.Heat Butter in a pan and add onions & garlic and saute it till it till it turns translucent.

 2.Add Almond and cardamom powder now and give it a stir.
 3.Then add potatoes and saute them till its little crisp on outside.
4.Then add water or Stock till potatoes are covered and bring it to boil,then lower flame cover and simmer till the potatoes are thoroughly cooked.

 5.Once the potatoes are cooked add broccoli ,you can use frozen  or steamed broccoli also and mix and cook till broccoli is soft.This is the one time you cook broccoli soft and mushy.


6.Now add milk and give it a stir. Add Salt ,pepper and sugar as needed and do a taste check.
7.Remove from flame and blend the mixture in a blender once its cool or you can use a hand blender to blend it to a fine smooth mixture.

8.Now put in back in low flame and add cheese to the mixture .You can use any cheese of your preference.I like cheddar and i had some colby jack sticks in refrigerator so i used that too.Wait till the cheese melts then remove from flame.


 Serve it Hot with a sprinkle of extra cheese on top

For the Little One

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