BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR CHEESE SOUP
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
8 cups broccoli florets (divide into two)
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup cornstarch
garlic salt and ground pepper
1/2 cup all purpose flour
4 cups chicken broth
1 can cream of chicken
1 can evaporated milk
8 oz diced cheddar cheese
Combine 4 cups of broccoli with cornstarch, water and season with salt and pepper.
Add flour and mix well.
Pre heat cooking oil to 350 F.
Fry broccoli in batches until golden brown (2 minutes each side.)
Place in a plate lined with paper towels to remove excess oil.
Bring broth and cream of chicken and cook for 10 minutes
Add cheese and milk.
Season with ground pepper
Cook for 2 minutes.
Adjust heat to medium to low
Add the other 2 cups of broccoli to the pot.
Simmer for 2 minutes
Turn off heat.
Add fried broccoli before serving to retain its crispiness (texture).
Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese before serving.
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