Creamy Broccoli Soup

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Recipe: #16005

November 19, 2014

Categories: Broccoli, No Eggs,

"I never knew there was a secret to making broccoli soup. But last year I made several different recipes and found that there is a secret ingredient, it's buttermilk! Here's the culmination of my broccoli soup efforts, adapted from the Hill Family on fooddotcom."

Original is 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (212.6 g)
  • Calories 146.3
  • Total Fat - 10 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 27.1 mg
  • Sodium - 453.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.5 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 4.1 g
  • Calcium - 100.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 29.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Melt butter in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, saute onion until softened. Meanwhile, chop broccoli.

Step 2

Add remaining soup ingredients and bring to a boil, then simmer 10 minutes.

Step 3

Pour soup into blender and puree. Wipe out saucepan with a paper towel, being careful not to burn your hand.

Step 4

Make white sauce by melting butter in pan, whisk in flour and cook until roux (butter and flour) turns a light, golden color, 5 minutes or so.

Step 5

Add the milk a little at a time, icnreasing the heat to medium-high and whisking continually until sauce thickens.

Step 6

Reduce heat to low, add soup back to pan, then add buttermilk. Cook a couple more minutes than serve.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Great soup - seasonings highlighted the flavor of the broccoli - and the buttermilk added tang. Hubby loved it! Thanks puppitypup!


review by:
(15 Jan 2018)

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