Broccoli Cheese Soup

It is starting to get cooler here in Colorado and nothing is as nice as a big bowl of soup on those chilly days. This recipe meets all the requirements of your lean and green. Plus it is delicious! This makes a very generous serving! Enjoy!

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

3 cups broccoli, chopped (6 Greens)
1/8 tsp salt (1/2 Condiment)
1/8 tsp pepper (1/4 Condiment)
1/8 tsp garlic powder (1/4 Condiment)
2 cups chicken broth (2 Condiments)
4 light laughing cow cheese wedges (2 Healthy Fats)
1/2 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese (1/2 Lean)

In a medium sized pot, add chicken broth, broccoli, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Bring to a gentle boil and then reduce heat. Simmer 12 to 15 min or until broccoli is tender. Add laughing cow cheese stirring until melted.

Use an immersion blender (or a blender in small batches) to puree the soup mixture. Pour into 2 bowls and stir in 1/4 cup cheese per bowl.

Makes 2 Servings
Each serving provides
1/4 Lean, 3 Greens, 1.5 Condiments, and 1 Healthy Fat per Serving

Serve with 3/4 Leaner or Leanest Protein

This Lean and Green Conversion Chart is helpful when splitting up your Lean and Green!

Lean and Green Conversion Chart

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