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Broccoli and Potato Soup

A lighter version of cream of broccoli – this soup is just as delicious and so satisfying"


1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
½ small onion, chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound broccoli, cut into florets and stems cut into ½” slices
½ pound white potatoes, peeled and cut into ½” pieces
1-1/2 tablespoons dry sherry
3 cups vegetable stock
½ teaspoon lemon zest
1-1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan


Place olive oil, garlic and onion with a pinch of salt and pepper into a 3-quart , microwave safe casserole. Place casserole into the Cuisinart® Convection Microwave Oven and Grill and microwave on full power (PL 10) for 5 minutes.

Add the broccoli stems, potatoes, an additional pinch of salt and pepper and microwave again on full power for 5 minutes. Stir in the sherry and microwave for 1 minute. Stir in the broth, cover casserole and microwave for 10 minutes, so that liquid has come to a boil. Add the broccoli florets, zest, and remaining salt and pepper and microwave uncovered for 7 minutes, until all ingredients are tender.

Stir in the Parmesan. Taste and adjust seasoning accordingly.

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Makes 5 cups

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Calories 136 (21% from fat) • carb. 19g • pro. 6g • fat 3g • sat. fat 1g • chol.5mg • sod. 939mg • calc. 127mg • fiber 4g

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Convection Microwave Oven and Grill

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