Broccoli-Chicken Chowder

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Green Giant Select frozen broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 can (10 1/2 oz) condensed chicken broth
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup shredded American or Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Directions

Cook broccoli as directed on package. Drain.

Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add celery, carrot, onion and thyme; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.

Stir in flour until well blended. Add milk and broth; cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.

Stir in chicken and cooked broccoli; simmer about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Add cheese; stir until melted.