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Broccoli Soup


Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • Homemade Croutons, recipe follows
  • Day old French bread
  • Olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes