Light Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli Soup Recipe

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Who says Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli soup has to be full of extra fat and calories?

Simply swap out that heavy cream for potatoes, and full fat cheddar cheese for 2% cheddar, and you have a light and creamy soup with considerably fewer fat and calories.

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Servings: 8 Servings
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Ingredients

Cost per serving $0.73 view details

Directions

  1. 1. Combine all ingredients except cheddar cheese, buttermilk and parsley in a large dutch oven, and simmer over medium heat for 1 hour until vegetables are tender.
  2. 2. Using and immersion blender, or a blender, puree soup until creamy. If you use a blender, be sure to puree in batches with care to keep soup from exploding from your blender.
  3. 3. Add cheese and buttermilk and blend well.
  4. 4. Top with parsley and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese.
  5. Amount Per Serving
  6. Calories: 55
  7. Total Fat: 1.57g
  8. Cholesterol: 5mg
  9. Sodium: 247mg
  10. Total Carbs: 4.80g
  11. Dietary Fiber: 0.75g
  12. Sugars: 2.59g
  13. Protein: 5.55g
  14. Weight Watchers Points 1

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 285g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 175  
Calories from Fat 52 30%
Total Fat 5.81g 7%
Saturated Fat 3.63g 15%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Potassium 501mg 14%
Total Carbs 20.16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 5%
Sugars 2.63g 2%
Protein 11.31g 18%
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