Broccoli Cheddar Soup
2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 onion, chopped
4 Tablespoons flour
4 Tablespoons butter
1 pound chopped broccoli*
2 cups milk
1 cup shredded cheddar, plus more for garnish
Saute onion in butter until translucent. Stir in flour until a thick paste forms. Add stock and simmer until thickened. Add broccoli.
use raw, fresh broccoli and simmer for at least 10 minutes until tender.
Add milk and cook just a minute or two to warm through. Puree soup with an immersion blender or in a food processor or blender. Stir in cheese. Garnish with additional cheese and any extra broccoli.