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Cream of Broccoli Soup + Giveaway

A few months ago while attending the Southeast Produce Conference I had the pleasure of meeting the folks from Eat Smart. This is a brand that I have turned to on a weekly basis for years now. Eat Smart’s pre-packaged fresh-cut vegetables are convenient for busy week nights, and I know I can always count on them. You can also find party trays and bagged salad kits by Eat Smart as well.

Now, let’s talk about this soup–it’s perfect to sip on whether its hot or room temperature. Heck, you could indeed slurp it up as a cold soup, too. All week my husband, Jon, has been “drinking” it on the go as an “appetizer” before his lunch. Just so you know. That’s the way he wanted me to market this soup. As a drink-as-you-go soup. Not a sit at a table with a hearty bowl of soup. This is “soup-er” easy to make and requires few ingredients. Of course, the star of this soup is a 12 oz bag of Eat Smart Broccoli Florets.

My friends at Eat Smart have been kind to give away 5 Eat Smart product coupons of Fresh Cut Vegetables to not one but TWO lucky readers. This is a $17.50 value full of veggie goodness. If you love veggies this is the giveaway for you! All you need to do is enter below via Rafflecopter!

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Source: Katie Original

Cream of Broccoli Soup + Giveaway
Author: Katie Jasiewicz of Katie’s Cucina
Prep time: 2 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 17 mins
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1-12oz bag of Eat Smart Broccoli Florets
  • 1-32 oz box of Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large sauce pan add broccoli florets and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and cook on high for 10-15 minutes or until soft. Add 1 tablespoon minced onions during the last few minutes of cooking.
  2. Remove the sauce pan from the heat. Using an emersion blender puree the broccoli/broth mixture.
  3. Stir in heavy cream and black pepper. Serve immediately.
Notes

*To make this a vegetarian soup; substitute chicken broth for vegetable broth.

Disclaimer: I received free product + 10 Eat Smart product coupons to giveaway. My opinions are always my own.

   

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19 Responses to “Cream of Broccoli Soup + Giveaway”

  1. demo posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:08 pm (#)

    I too have enjoyed the products by Eat Smart. They are always fresh and very nutritious. More so than some of the other brands I’ve seen. I’m going to have to try out this soup. It looks divine!

  2. LaTanya posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:22 pm (#)

    a soup or casserole

  3. Nancy posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:53 pm (#)

    I’d make a broccoli/ cauliflower salad with raisins, red onion, a sweet slaw dressing, and pecans!

  4. Shumaila posted on April 13, 2012 at 6:51 pm (#)

    I have always wanted to make broccoli soup at home (even though broccoli isn’t my favorite veggie- but its health benefits tempt me to!) This recipe sounds easy to do, should give this is a try!

    • Shumaila replied on April 13th, 2012 at 6:53 pm

      Sorry didn’t read the giveaway- would love to try this soup if I won (or even if I didn’t:)!)

  5. Jordan D posted on April 14, 2012 at 9:36 am (#)

    I would make a big stir fry or roast them!

  6. Shaina posted on April 16, 2012 at 9:00 am (#)

    a veggie lasagna or casserole

  7. Kelley Fountain posted on April 16, 2012 at 6:11 pm (#)

    I would make asian noodle salad with broccoli slaw.

  8. Julie posted on April 17, 2012 at 11:23 am (#)

    vegetable beef soup thanks

  9. Wanda posted on April 17, 2012 at 11:49 am (#)

    I would love to try a veggie lasagna my sister makes or a veggie soup!

  10. Terri posted on April 17, 2012 at 11:59 am (#)

    Couscous with sauteed veggies!

  11. Manda posted on April 17, 2012 at 12:58 pm (#)

    A yummy stirfry

  12. Jess posted on April 22, 2012 at 12:15 pm (#)

    I know it sounds simple, but I’d probably make a good cole slaw – I love it, but I don’t own a food processor so going to the trouble of making it always discourages me!

  13. Denise Hecht posted on April 22, 2012 at 1:31 pm (#)

    I would make a nice big salad and that brocolli soup ..looks yummy thank you

  14. Connie Bolick Lee posted on April 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm (#)

    A chicken stir fry

  15. Heather Lovelady posted on April 24, 2012 at 12:02 pm (#)

    Hmmmmm. I’m thinking stir-fry!

  16. Kristen J posted on April 24, 2012 at 12:52 pm (#)

    I’d definitely make this soup! I love broccoli soup and I love that this doesn’t have too much cream. 🙂

  17. Amy @ A Little Nosh posted on April 25, 2012 at 12:04 pm (#)

    Soup or stirfry. Or both!

  18. Meagan posted on April 26, 2012 at 9:02 pm (#)

    I would make a stirfry!

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