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Broccoli Potato Soup

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Broccoli Potato Soup

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  • Makes: 4 servings

A tasty and made-from-scratch soup that comes together quickly with the help of instant mashed potatoes and powdered milk.


  • 4 cup broccoli (chopped)
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 4 cup chicken or vegetable broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup evaporated milk, non-fat
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes, instant (prepared in water)
  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (or American)


1. Wash hands.

2. Combine broccoli, onion, and broth in large sauce pan.

3. Bring to a boil.

4. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

5. Add milk to soup. Slowly stir in potatoes.

6. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened.

7. Season with salt and pepper; stir in a little more milk or water if soup starts to become too thick.

8. Ladle into serving bowls.

9. Sprinkle about 1 Tablespoon cheese over each serving.


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Source: Arizona Nutrition Network, Don’t Play With Your Food: Fall and Winter Cookbook

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 194
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 307 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 921 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 194
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 15 g
Calcium 307 mg
Potassium 921 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Copper 249 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Phosphorus 321 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamin A 123 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 82 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 91 mcg
Folate 69 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 48 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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