Creamy Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

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    1 hour 20 min

    A wonderful broccoli and cheddar soup, made by simmering together broccoli, chicken stock, milk, celery soup and Cheddar cheese. Serve with fresh bread for a complete meal.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 

    • 350g fresh broccoli, cut into bite size pieces
    • 1.5 litres chicken stock
    • 500ml milk
    • 2 (295g) tins cream of celery condensed soup
    • 4 tablespoons cornflour
    • 125ml cold water
    • 225g Cheddar cheese, grated

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. In a large stock pot, cook broccoli in stock until tender, about 10 minutes.
    2. In a medium bowl, mix together milk and condensed celery soup. Blend cornflour with cold water, then stir into soup mixture. Pour into the pot with the broccoli. Cook over medium heat, stirring steadily until thick and bubbly. Stir in cheese and simmer, stirring until hot. Do not boil.
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    I used this recipe yesterday, and it was delicious! I did add grated carrots, one can cream of celery, and one can cream of mushroom soup. I also omitted the cornstarch and water, I thicken all of my soups with powdered mashed potatoes, you can make it as thick or thin as you want that way, and it is much easier than cornstarch, with the added nutrition. EXCELLENT!!  -  15 Dec 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    54

    Oh yeah, you guys were right; this soup is definitely up there with Paneras! It was also one of the quickest soups I've ever made as it took me all of fifteen minutes. I used frozen broccoli and once thawed in the broth, I took the vegies out and chopped them in my food processor. I didn't have any celery soup in the house, so I used a "healthy" cream of chicken instead. I added some of my own seasonings including cayenne for a little kick, otherwise I followed the recipe. Absolutely delicious Pam and thanks!  -  24 Jul 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    37

    Oh my goodness, this was DELICIOUS!!! It tasted just like Ruby Tuesdays! It had nothing but rave reviews all around!! I did however add more cheese than called for because I love cheese. It just made it more rich and delicious. A definate to make. Relativly easy too. Five stars all the way! 12/23/03 - Made again tonight, just as delicious as the first time. My one year old son LOVED this.  -  09 Oct 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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