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Broccoli & cauliflower cheddar soup

3pp, 3SP per serving (1 cup) on blue/green/purple
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Soups
Servings 11

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small pieces
  • 2 heads broccoli, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup half & half cream *I used the light 5%
  • 1.5 cups reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Prep the vegetables, cutting both the cauliflower and broccoli into small pieces.
  • In a large dutch oven or pot, add butter and place over medium-high heat. When the butter has melted, add in garlic & onion, SautĂ© for 5 minutes stirring often.
  • Stir in the flour, then slowly stir in the broth. Next add in the cream, chopped cauliflower, and broccoli, salt, black pepper, onion powder, and oregano. Cook over medium heat for about 25 minutes until broccoli and cauliflower are tender.
  • Stir in the cheese and reduce heat to low, cooking for another 10 minutes.
  • You can use an immersion blender or add the soup in sections to a regular blender and blend until creamy. The recipe makes approximately 11 cups.

Notes

Personal Points-3 using WW recipe builder
Smart points- blue/purple/green- 3 using WW recipe builder
Points plus- 2 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per serving *1 cup..Calories 145...Fat 7g...Sat fat 3.3g...Carbs 7.9g... Fiber 1.7g...Sugar 2.8g...Protein 9.6g using My Fitness Pal *note- these numbers include all ingredients, even 0SP foods 
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