Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan, stir in flour. Cook 3 minutes over low heat, stir constantly. Cool. Set aside. If using broccoli: Wash and trim off tough part. Separate and cut into 1/2 inch pieces. In a large saucepan saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in broccoli, cover and cook 3 minutes. Stir in stock or broth, heat to simmering. Stir small amount of liquid into cooked flour and butter mixture until smooth; return mixture to saucepan; stirring until smooth. Simmer, covered until broccoli is tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat, cool slightly. Puree in electric blender, return to saucepan. Blend cream into soup. Taste and salt and pepper if needed. Serve. Posted to recipelu-digest by "Diane Geary"
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (301g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 158 (73%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 17.5g||23 %|
|Saturated Fat 10.8g||54 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 4.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.7g|
|Cholesterol 50.9mg||16 %|
|Sodium 419.2mg||14 %|
|Potassium 417mg||11 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.9g||3 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3.1g||12 %|
|Sugars, other 8.8g|
|Protein 4.9g||7 %|
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Calories per serving: 217
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