Crock Cooker Cream of Broccoli Soup

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 8-oz. packages frozen broccoli
  • 1 medium stlk celery chopped
  • 1 medium carrot chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded low fat cheddar cheese


  • Place all ingredients, except milk and cheese, in a slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW until for 4 to 6 hours or until vegetables are very tender.
  • Pour mixture into a blender container or into the work bowl of food processor fitting with steel blade; cover and process until smooth.
  • OR, if you prefer a few lumps and bumps, use a potato masher and skip the blender or food processor.
  • Place broccoli mixture in a saucepan over medium heat; stir in milk and cheese until mixture is hot and cheese has melted.


NUTRITION: 157 Calories (kcal); 10g Total Fat; (59% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 31mg Cholesterol; 467mg Sodium. Food Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates
SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad and some whole grain rolls.
VEGETARIAN: Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
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