Cream of Broccoli Soup

April 3, 2016 ,

Go ahead and add some cheese to make it broccoli cheese soup- cheddar works great!

  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 1?2 C. chopped onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 medium bell pepper, diced
  • 4 C. chopped broccoli
  • 2 1?2 C. water
  • 2 C. milk
  • 1?2 C. sour cream
  • 1?4 t. allspice
  • Black and white pepper to taste
  • Dash of thyme
  • 1?2 t. basil
  • 1 C. broccoli florets, sliced thin and lightly steamed

Saute? onion, bay leaf and salt in butter. Add green pepper, chopped broccoli and water; cover; simmer 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf and puree the soup in a food processor. Whisk in sour cream and remaining seasonings. Serve hot topped with lightly steamed broccoli florets.

Serves 4-6