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Rating: 3.19 stars
152 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 29
  • 4 star values: 28
  • 3 star values: 50
  • 2 star values: 33
  • 1 star values: 12

This delicious broccoli soup is adapted from "Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

The Martha Stewart Show, October Fall 2008

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute (the flour should not take on any color).

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  • Pour in stock, whisking until fully incorporated, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, whisking often, until thickened, about 10 minutes.

  • Add broccoli stems and season with salt and pepper. Return to a boil, stirring to combine. Add florets and return to a boil. Reduce heat and gently simmer until broccoli is tender enough to mash with the back of a spoon, 10 to 20 minutes.

  • Working in batches, transfer broccoli mixture to the jar of a blender, bowl of a food processor, or puree through a food mill fitted with a fine or coarse disk, or an immersion blender. Strain soup through a fine mesh sieve into a clean pot, pressing down on solids.

  • Set pot of soup over low heat and whisk in cream, if using. Thin with more stock or water, if necessary. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

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Reviews (12)

152 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 29
  • 4 star values: 28
  • 3 star values: 50
  • 2 star values: 33
  • 1 star values: 12
Rating: Unrated
03/25/2013
I substituted the chicken both for vegetable broth (much more healthy and delicious) and the heavy cream for coconut cream (healthier and not cruel). Very delicious, thank you!
Rating: 5 stars
10/17/2011
I never made Broccoli Cream soup before. This recipe is great! It was easy to make and taste great! My husband loved it. I used the heavy cream, I wanted it thick and creamy. Fabulous!
Rating: Unrated
01/12/2011
I love this recipe! Really delicious and pretty easy to put together. After making it several times I decided to leave out the heavy cream -- it tastes delicious and it's less calories!
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Rating: Unrated
02/26/2010
This is my favorite broccoli soup recipe! It tastes just as good as any fine restaurant i've ever been too.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I don't know why my comments posted 3x. Sorry everyone!
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I don't know why my comments posted 3x. Sorry everyone!
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Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2008
I had some asparagus I needed to use up so I made it with that instead. I tasted a tiny bit before putting into the freezer and it tasted really good. I didn't add cream and added a splash more stock at the end. I can't wait to get the new book.