I really liked this soup. Perfect on a chilly night.
Cream of Broccoli Soup
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, butter flavor
1/3 c. sliced leek
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
4 cups chopped broccoli flowerets
1 (32 ounce) carton low-sodium chicken broth
3 oz light cream cheese
1 (12 fluid ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
Add olive oil to large pot, and cook the leeks over medium heat until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper, and coriander. Cook the broccoli with the leeks until the broccoli is bright green, about 5 more minutes. Pour in the chicken stock, bring the soup to a boil, cover, then simmer until the broccoli is very tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Add cream cheese and stir until it’s melted into soup. Remove from heat, and mix in the condensed milk. Serve hot.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving (over 1 cup)= 162 Calories; 8g Fat (35.7% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 12mg Cholesterol; 330mg Sodium.