Monday, January 19, 2004
TGI Friday's Broccoli and Cheese Soup, Vegetarian Redux
by Eileen and Ted M., State College, PA
Based on a Top Secret Recipe from Top Secret Recipes.com
4 cups vegetable broth
1 cup water
1 cup Silk soy creamer
4 slices soy cheddar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning (Poultry seasoning is a mixture of marjoram, sage, thyme and other herbs)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups broccoli florets (bite-size)
1/2 cup shredded soy cheddar cheese
2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
1. Combine vegetable broth, water, creamer, cheese, flour, onion, poultry seasoning
and pepper in a large saucepan. Whisk to combine and to break up any lumps of flour, then turn heat to medium/high.
2. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
3. Add broccoli to soup and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until broccoli is tender but not soft.
4. For each serving spoon one cup of soup into a bowl and garnish with a tablespoon of shredded cheese and a pinch of parsley.
Makes 6 servings, vegan