Creamy Broccoli Soup Recipe


Try this creamy broccoli soup recipe this winter to help warm up your bones. This is a fairly easy crock pot recipe that you can have for lunch, dinner or as a mid day snack.

Made with low fat cheese and healthy veggies, it's something you can eat without the guilt. With only 2 SmartPoints, this is something you can add for a side with dinner without going over your daily allowance.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

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Creamy Broccoli Soup Recipe

The ingredients are simple for this warm and tasty broccoli soup. This soup is low in fat and makes a great healthy starter dish to any meal. Since it's cooked in the crock pot, you can spend that time on other tasks while this cooks.

Recipe Type:

Soups, Side Dish, Appetizer

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 2.5 lbs Broccoli
  • 1 Tbsp Margarine, unsalted
  • 2 cups Fat-free (skim) milk
  • 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, reduced fat
  • Water

Directions

  1. Remove any tough stalks from the broccoli and discard
  2. Place the chopped broccoli into the crock pot.
  3. Place the margarine over the broccoli.
  4. Fill the crock pot with just enough water to cover the broccoli pieces
  5. Cover and cook on the high temperature setting for 2 hours.
  6. Pour in the milk, cover and continue cooking 30 minutes.
  7. Stir in the cheese, cover and continue cooking until the cheese has completely melted into the soup.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 3 hour and 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving for this broccoli soup recipe. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size n/a
Calories 113
Total Fat 3.2g
      Sat Fat 1.2g
Cholesterol 7.8mg
Sodium 249.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 13.9g
      Fiber 0g
      Sugar 4.3g
Protein 11g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
2 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
2 pts
Points
Plus:
2 pts
Original
Points:
1 pts

The broccoli was not included when calculating any of the Weight Watchers Points.

Tips

If you want a little meat with your soup chop some cooked ham and add it to crock pot at the same time you add the broccoli.


Add this Parmesan Tilapia as the main dish to your broccoli soup.

See what Health Line has to say about the benefits of broccoli.




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