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Southwest Broccoli Chowder

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Cheesy broccoli veggie soup with yummy southwest flavors. Easy to make in less than 30 minutes and perfect for chilly weather.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth for vegetarian)
  • 3 cups heavy cream OR half & half
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced (you can find these near the bell peppers)
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 4 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup yellow corn
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (white or yellow)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large pot. Add diced onion and garlic and saute 1-2 minutes over medium-high heat until onions are clear and tender. Add flour and stir until mixture clumps up. Slowly whisk in heavy cream (or half & half).
  • Add chicken broth, peppers, and broccoli. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer and cook about 15-20 minutes until broccoli is tender.
  • Add beans, corn, cumin, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in cheese until melted and combined with soup. Serve with additional cheese if desired.
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