Monday, February 17, 2014

Broccoli Cheese Soup


1 tbsp butter or coconut oil

1/2 medium onion, chopped

2 cups farm fresh half and half cream (Kalona Brand found at wholefoods)

2 cups vegetable broth

1/2 lb fresh broccoli

1 cup shredded carrot

1/4 tsp nutmeg

8 ounces grated grass fed sharp cheddar cheese

salt and pepper to taste


1. In a soup pot saute onion in butter till translucent.

2. Now put broccoli and carrots in a food processor or blender and blend till its finely chopped.

3. Pour broth over the onions and add the broccoli and carrot mix. Now add the half and half cream and cook at a low simmer for 20-25 minutes.

4. Add salt and pepper to taste and pour into a blender or food processor and puree till smooth and creamy. Return to heat and add the cheese and stir till melted and stir in the nutmeg and mix well before serving!

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