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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 48
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 77 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 77 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 230 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 48
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 4 g
Calcium 77 mg
Potassium 230 mg
Sodium 77 mg
Copper 62 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 12 mg
Phosphorus 80 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamin A 31 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 21 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 23 mcg
Folate 17 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 12 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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