1/3cupoatmealnot instant, but 5 minute or so * you can also substitute rice
a pinch of nutmeg
a pinch of cayenne
a few grinds of the pepper grinder
8ozgrated or diced Cheddar cheeseoptional
1/2cuphalf and halfor milk for a lighter soup
Heat the oil and saute the onion until soft.
After the onion has cooked a few minutes, add the broth, broccoli, oatmeal, and seasonings. Bring to a simmer and cook, partially covered, 20 minutes or so, stirring now andthen. Basically, you want the broccoli cooked through.
Use an immersion blender to cream the soup. Just stick it right in the pot and blend!
After blending, stir in the cubed cheese, if using, until melted, then stir in the half and half or milk, warm up a minute or two and serve.
Cream of Broccoli Soup with Cheese https://cheapcooking.com/cream-of-broccoli-soup-with-cheese/ January 11, 2010