Cream of broccoli soup is heavy duty comfort food. It’s has a rich, creamy, buttery goodness that always cheers me up . The fact that it’s low carb is just one more reason to love it! Sprinkle with some grated cheddar for extra flavor and goodness. This recipe was originally published in 2014. Images and some text have been updated.
For this recipe you’ll need: broccoli, heavy cream, chicken stock (make sure it’s 0 carb), butter, onion powder, salt, pepper
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Someone stole the fence between the North Pole and Texas! Y’all it is all kinds of cold out there and I am so not a cold weather person! I have been quite happily sitting by the fire today. One thing about big, old houses is that they get drafty and cold in the winter. I am so glad that there is a fireplace in the kitchen since that is where I spend my time. I like to build up a fire in the morning to take the chill off. The dogs don’t like the sound of the flames so they curl up as close as they can get without being too close – the window seat.
Winter makes me want comfort foods. I am not talking about steak and salad – I am talking about pasta, bread, and carbs! Today was chilly and I wanted carbs in a bad way. Luckily I had the stuff for this cream of broccoli soup on hand. Creamy, buttery broth surrrounds masses of tender broccoli. This cream of broccoli soup is just so unbelievably good! It totally hit the spot and I enjoyed it so much I had it for supper, too!
I like to get a big bag of broccoli at Costco and cook it all. Then it’s super easy to make soup or whatever when you want something fast. I think that’s the secret, really. The more things I have cooked and ready the less I cave to carbs. Let’s face it – when you get a craving you don’t want to wait for something to cook! You’re less likely to stuff you mouth with carbs if you already have something wonderful waiting.
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These soup bowls are SO cute!! Dishwasher and microwave safe. If you’re looking for some that are oven-proof so you can melt the cheese on top (love it that way!) these red soup bowls by Crockpot are perfect — and so cheery!
Low Carb Cream of Broccoli Soup
- 1 cup cooked broccoli
- 1 1/3 cups chicken stock
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Grated cheese optional
Heat broccoli and chicken stock in a pan.
Add the cream and remaining ingredients.
Spinkle with some grated cheese if desired.
Carbs: 4.9 Net Carbs:3.7
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