|1||x||salt and black pepper||to taste*|
In a large saucepan, melt the butter and add the flour.
Stir constantly, and cook for about 1 minute.
Pour in the milk and chicken broth, stir well and bring to a boil.
Add the chopped onion and half of the broccoli.
Bring to a boil, the reduce the heat to medium-low or low to maintain a gentle simmer.
Simmer until the broccoli is cooked 9 to 11 minutes.
Puree with a blender.
Add the remaining half of broccoli into the soup and cook until the pieces are cooked but still slightly crisp, about 6 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
First published: 2012-02-11 last updated: 2014-03-12
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