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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Velveeta Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Velveeta Cheesy Broccoli Soup. Photo
It's quick, it's easy and it's delicious.
All you need are a few simple ingredients and about 25 minutes and you'll be sitting down to a creamy, cheesy bowl of goodness.
Can't get the kids to eat their vegetables? This recipe is sure to please even the finickiest of kids.

2 Tbl butter or margarine
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 Tbl flour
2-1/2 cups milk
3/4 lb. (12 oz.) Velveeta, cut up
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, drained
1/8 tsp. pepper

Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add flour; cook 1 minute or until bubbly, stirring constantly.
Stir in milk.. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 1 minute.
KraftRecipes.comAdd remaining ingredients. Cook until Velveeta is melted and soup is heated through, stirring occasionally.

Kraft offers these kitchen tips
Healthier version
Save 50 calories, 6 grams of fat and 4 grams of saturated fat per serving with 2 percent milk Velveeta.
Substitute frozen chopped spinach; frozen cauliflower, chopped; or frozen asparagus spears, chopped, for broccoli.
Use the microwave
Place onion or butter in 2-quart microwavable casserole or bowl. Microwave on high  30 seconds to 1 minute or until onion is tender. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Microwave 6 to 8 minutes or until Velveeta is melted and soup is heated through, stirring after 4 minutes.

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