Easy Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Cheesy salsa dip, broccoli and broth heat up into a cozy homemade soup in less than 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup shredded carrot
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
jar (15 oz) Old El Paso™ Cheese 'n Salsa dip
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen broccoli cuts, thawed, larger pieces cut in half
1
cup milk
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add carrot and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Sprinkle flour over vegetables; stir to blend. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Purchase preshredded carrots in the produce section to save time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1600mg
1600%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.