What makes broccoli cheddar soup the best option for weight loss

March 19, 2014
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broccoli_cheddar_soup_for_weight_lossIf you are looking for a creative way to serve up vegetables then broccoli cheddar soup is the answer. It is a healthy way to feed our bodies; the soup is perfect when it is cold outside and you want to feel warm. As we all know winter season is the best time for soup but unfortunately, lots of delicious soups are full of calories, fat, sugar, salt and processed ingredients, which are not good for our health. Broccoli cheddar soup is the best option because it does not have any unhealthy ingredients, it is low in calories and that makes it a good option for a weight loss diet.

Broccoli cheddar soup is a great option for servings at special occasions or luncheons. The soup is healthy and delicious, it easy to make and you can make it at home. Broccoli cheddar soup is the best way to introduce your kids to broccoli, especially if you are struggling to feed broccoli to your family. Below is a recipe that will help your prepare this delicious soup for your weight loss efforts.

Ingredients

· a cup of onions

· 3 cups of broccoli that are chopped into small pieces

· a cup of potatoes

· a cup of cheddar

· 4 cups of vegetable broth

· ¼ a cup of whole milk

· Teaspoon of pepper

· Salt to taste

· Teaspoon of garlic

· A little oil or butter

Directions

Heat the oil or butter and add onions, garlic and salt. Fry them for a few minutes and be careful not to overcook the onions; the onions should not turn to brown. When the onions are still translucent, add broccoli and potato then fry the mixture for 1 more minute. Add the vegetable broth and cover the mixture so that the potatoes and the broccoli can cook. Afterwards take out some few pieces of the cooked broccoli, chop them into small pieces, and keep them aside. Then take the remaining mixture and put it in a blender, blend it until it becomes smooth. Add cheddar and milk to the smooth mixture in the blender and blend again. 

The hot mixture will help to melt the cheddar. Then put the mixture to medium heat and add the broccoli pieces, which you had saved earlier and add some pepper. Serve the soup when it is hot. The whole procedure takes about 20 minutes and you are going to love the soup, it is delicious and will assist you in your weight loss healthy diet. If you have never tried the broccoli cheddar soup, try it and you will regret why you had never tried it before.

The soup is tasty and nutritional and is a good way to show that broccoli can be a tasty vegetable. Broccoli cheddar soup might not be the prettiest. However, it is a pureed soup that takes up a homely appearance and has deep flavors from the cheddar and roasted broccoli. The soup is easy and very quick to make.  

Roasting the broccoli will add a depth that the plain broccoli do not have. A bowl of this yummy soup is a reward that is worth waiting for. Broccoli cheddar soup is a top choice when you want to lose weight and at the same time eat something delicious.

 

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