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Broccoli Cheese Soup

This recipe is a great way to get kids to eat their broccoli.  This is very nutritious
with lots of calcium for growing bodies.

1/2 lb. broccoli, chopped
1 3/4 cups boiling water
2 tbsp. chopped onion
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
3 tbsp. flour
3 1/2 cups evaporated milk
4 cups skim milk
3 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Pepper to taste

Cook broccoli until tender in boiling salted water.  Drain and set aside. 
Cook onion in butter until tender but not brown.   Blend in flour.  Add
both milks and cook, stirring frequently, until smooth and thickened. 
Add cheese and broccoli and season to taste with salt and pepper.  
Stir until cheese is melted.  Heat soup through but do not boil.



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