Cream of Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken or Turkey

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What to do with leftover turkey on Friday? Try this warm, creamy, cheesy broccoli soup. Perfect for leftover roast chicken or turkey.

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Cream of Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken or Turkey

Yield: 10-12 Servings

2 Tbs butter
1 large bunch broccoli, chopped
or 2 boxes frozen chopped broccoli
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups chicken broth
3 cups cream
1 can broccoli cheese soup
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp. white pepper
1-2 Tbs fresh chopped oregano or ½ tsp. dried oregano
2 C cooked, diced chicken or turkey (or 2 cans chicken)
½ cup cheddar cheese
½ cup Parmesan cheese (fresh grated)

Sauté broccoli, onion and garlic in butter (If using frozen broccoli, sauté onion and garlic first until tender; then add thawed broccoli). Add chicken broth and cook until broccoli is crisp/tender. Puree half of mixture in blender. Return to pot. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook until hot and thickened (about 15 minutes). Garnish with additional cheese, if desired.

 

2 Comments

Filed under Main Dishes, Soups/Stews/Curries

2 responses to “Cream of Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken or Turkey

  1. Oh my, this looks deliicous!!!

  2. megan

    Awesome going to try tonight

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