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CREAMY BROCCOLI SOUP                       K. F. Braden

 

2          cups fresh florets of broccoli
2          garlic cloves, halved
1          medium onion, chopped
15        ounces no fat chicken broth
2            tablespoons lemon juice
1          cup no-fat sour cream (Knudsen’s is a great brand)
˝         cup skim milk
˝            teaspoon ground nutmeg (fresh if possible)
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.

Place the broccoli, garlic, onions and 2 tablespoons of the chicken broth in a microwave-safe dish.  Microwave, covered, on high heat (up to 10 - 12 minutes) until onions and broccoli are soft.

Put the vegetables, lemon juice and remaining broth in a blender, puree.  Blend in the sour cream, milk and seasonings.  Chill.  Serves 4.