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Hearty Chicken Broccoli Soup

This soup will soon become a favorite of your family. You will want to make it on every cold day.—Frankie Marie Gingrich, Palmyra, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) cut broccoli with cheese sauce, thawed and chopped
  • Seasoned croutons, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and celery in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in the flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in the lemon juice, chicken and broccoli. Heat through. Garnish with croutons if desired.

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