Broccoli Cheese Soup - 21 Day Fix Approved Recipe
Broccoli Cheese Soup
2 tbsp butter 2 medium carrots diced 1 med. onion diced 2 cloves of garlic minced 4 cups vegetable broth ( 1 32 oz container) 4 cups broccoli rough chopped 2 cups cauliflower rough chopped Salt & Pepper to taste 2 cups of broccoli chopped into smaller pieces 1 1/3 cups shredded cheddar
In a large pot, over medium heat, melt the butter and add the carrots, onions and garlic. Cook until they start to softened. Add in the rough chopped broccoli, cauliflower and broth. Season the pot with salt and pepper. Cover and let simmer until all the vegetables are very soft. While the veggies are simmering, cook the little pieces of broccoli in the microwave for 5 minutes until they are a bright green and set aside. Then puree the soup in batches in either a blender or a Vitamix. Return soup to the pot when done. Heat pot on low and stir in the cheese and cooked broccoli. Mix until the cheese melts.
Serving size = 1 1/2 cups Container equivalents= 1 1/2 green 1 Blue 1/4 red