Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Broccoli Soup

The following recipe for Cheesy Broccoli Soup was kindly sent in by longtime SurvivalBlog reader “Sis”.

INGREDIENTS and Directions
  1. Sauté: 1/4 cup butter & 1/2 medium onion (diced).
  2. Stir in: 1/4 cup flour.
  3. Whisk in: 2 cups of half n half & 2 cups of chicken broth.
  4. Add: 1 cup of diced carrots, 3 cups of chopped broccoli.
  5. Cook until carrots are tender.
  6. Add 1/4tsp. of nutmeg (important)
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Lastly, stir in 8 oz. (1 cup) of sharp cheddar cheese.

Some Options and Ideas: Fresh broccoli is best but you could easily use frozen, dehydrated, or freeze-dried. Could use dehydrated onion. Could use evaporated milk or double up on the dried milk and possibly add 1 or 2 tablespoons of fat. Could use chicken bullion. Could use different types cheeses. Could use dehydrated, or freeze dried cheese. Could use canned, frozen, dehydrated or freeze-dried carrots. A nice addition to this soup is diced ham.

The ingredients in this soup can be varied accordingly to your tastes and what you have on hand. This could be made with home storage foods.

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