Cream of Broccoli Soup with Whey Protein Recipe

Cream of Broccoli Soup with Whey Protein Recipe

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups cooked broccoli
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 scoops unflavored GNC Pro Performance® 100% Whey Protein
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper
DIRECTIONS

Combine broccoli, broth, basil and Super Fiber in blender or food processor and process until smooth; set aside. Melt butter in soup kettle over medium heat; blend in flour and cook paste for 1-2 minutes. Then slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Stir in Whey Protein and grated cheese. Continue stirring and bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat immediately and simmer for 3-5 minutes allowing mixture to thicken slightly. Add blended broccoli mixture and white pepper. Cook until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

YIELD: Seven 1-cup servings. PER SERVING: Calories: 210; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 45mg; Sodium: 400mg; Total Carbohydrates: 16g; Sugars: 5g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 15g

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