Saturday, February 14, 2009

Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Now POINTS® Value: 4
Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 14 min
Cooking Time: 10 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Our cheesy broccoli soup is so creamy and delicious you'll never believe it's light.


2 tsp olive oil

1/2 cup(s) onion(s), minced

16 oz frozen chopped broccoli

29 oz canned chicken broth

4 oz Kraft Velveeta Light Reduced-Fat Pasteurized Processed Cheese Product, cut into cubes, or similar product

1/2 cup(s) fat-free skim milk

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 cup(s) water

1/4 cup(s) cornstarch


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes, until soft. Add broccoli and broth and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer 3 minutes, until broccoli is tender.

  • Reduce heat to low, add cheese and stir until cheese melts; stir in milk and garlic powder.

  • Whisk together water and cornstarch. Add mixture to pan and simmer 2 minutes, until thick. Serve hot. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.


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