Broccoli Cheese Soup with Pasta Shells

Broccoli Cheese Soup with Pasta Shells The creamy broccoli-cheese soup with pasta shells makes a quick and warming lunch or light supper.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 14 mins

    TOTAL : 24 mins

    SERVING : 5

    YIELD : 5 servings

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  • Pour 2 cups of chicken broth and half of the drained broccoli into a food processor and puree.

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  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot; add onions and saute over medium heat until onions begin to soften, about 6 minutes. Add remaining 2 cups chicken broth. Bring to a simmer.

  • Pour chicken broth/broccoli mixture into the pot. Simmer over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Place cheese packet from Horizon® Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese, flour, melted butter, and half and half in a bowl. Stir until blended. Slowly add mixture to large pot; whisk over medium-high heat 2 minutes.

  • Add Horizon® Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese and remaining broccoli. Add a pinch or two of sea salt. Simmer until macaroni is done, 10 to 12 minutes.

  • Remove from heat. Serve and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Per Serving: 445 calories; protein 13.5g; carbohydrates 37.1g; fat 27g; cholesterol 92.2mg; sodium 1342.4mg.