8 servings 84 calories
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
2 – (10 ounce) packages chopped frozen broccoli, thawed
2 potatoes, peeled and chopped
4 cups chicken broth
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup half and half
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat olive oil in a large saucepan, and saute onion and garlic until tender. Mix in broccoli, potato, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
- With a hand mixer or in a blender, puree the mixture until smooth. Return to the saucepan, and reheat. Add half and half after reheated. Season with thyme, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.