Broccoli-Potato Soup With Sharp Cheddar Cheese

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 small baking potato, peeled, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup fat free half and half
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 (14 ½ oz) can low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pound broccoli, cut in 2 inch florets with stems sliced
  • ½ cup shredded low fat sharp cheddar
  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft. About 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add potato, broth and water, bring to boil. Add broccoli and return to boil.
  2. Reduce heat, simmer partially covered, 5 minutes. Remove ½ cup broccoli florets and set aside. Simmer until potato is tender, about 5 minutes longer.

Serves 4
Weight Watchers Points Plus Value = 3

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