How to make it

  • In a medium saucepan, cook potatoes in lightly salted water, covered, 10 to 15 minutes, until tender.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the chicken stock (or dissolve bouillon cubes in water over medium heat) and broccoli.
  • Cook, covered, about 10 minutes, until broccoli is very tender.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Using a large spoon, chop the broccoli into fairly small pieces against the side of the pot.
  • Drain the potatoes.
  • Place about 1 cup potatoes on a saucer and mash well with a fork. (These will thicken the soup.)
  • Add the mashed potatoes and remaining chopped cooked potatoes to the broccoli mixture, along with the milk and cream.
  • Heat gently until hot but not boiling.
  • Add the cheese and stir gently until melted and well blended.
  • Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste; add the butter, if necessary.
  • I add a little garlic also

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  • cmnjersey 8 years ago
    Looks Great! I've been looking at buying land in Aroostook county which is in maine. Great post.
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