Broccoli Cheese Soup - TSLCAs the days grow short, some faces grow long. But not mine. Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy. It’s time to start making soup again. ~Leslie Newman

My family loves soup and this broccoli cheese soup is one of our favorites.  Just add your favorite bread and you have a meal.

2 cups chicken broth or 1 (15 ounce) can
1 (12 ounce) bag frozen broccoli
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 medium carrot, shredded
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted
8 ounces velveeta cheese, cut in chunks or your favorite cheese.
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Salt to taste
In a microwave safe bowl or saucepan, combine the chicken broth, onion, carrot and broccoli.  Cook in the microwave for 8 minutes stirring after about 4 minutes.  Remove and set aside.  In a separate saucepan on low heat melt the butter stir in the flour.  Just like you were making gravy.  Slowly add the milk stirring constantly and the cream of chicken soup.  Have your cheese cut in chunks and add to the milk mixture.  Then add the broccoli mixture to this and continue cooking on low heat for 5 to 10 minutes. Makes 8 to 10 cups.   Note:  I don’t ever bring this to a boil, but just cook on low heat.  This soup is wonderful served with cornbread.  Enjoy!
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  1. Will try this this weekend. Will let you know. Time for soup as I live in Ohio and it’s cold. Love soup anytime of year. Thanks for sharing. God bless you.

  2. Hello Lady;)
    I enjoy every recipe you put on fb but i think that is the first one that i ‘m going to make right now! It’s snowing yesterday for the first time so this soup is just what we need with some “croque-monsieur”.
    I return tomorrow to tell you.. Have a very good good night, thanks again;)

  3. Judy, This soup sounds wonderful!! I will give it a try this week-end!
    I*m like you, I love fall and more soup recipes!
    Have a great week-end! I am going to a friend that I worked with at TWAs 80th BD party tomorrow.!!

  4. It is a bit on the cool side here, highs only in the 80s and so cool at night. It’s soup season!

  5. MMMM! Right up my alley – I will be making this very soon. Thanks so much for sharing. I Love soup in the fall!

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