Well, supper turned out really good!! My family is going to be shocked but I made broccoli cheese potato soup AND I ate it! It was very tasty! I surprise myself sometimes. The majority of the kids enjoyed it too....the 2 younger ones liked to dip their bread in it and eat it that way. Here is the recipe:
-Steam 2 small bunches of broccoli in steamer for 30 mins.
-Peel 2 medium size potatoes and cube.
-In a pot, pour 3-4 cups chicken broth and add cubed potatoes....boil until potatoes are soft.
-In another pot, melt 3 tbsp butter, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp thyme.
-When butter is melted, add 3 tbsp flour and thoroughly mix.
-Pour the chicken broth and potatoes(when it is done cooking) into the buttered pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 5 mins until thickened.
-Take the steamed broccoli and finely chop it into small bits. Add to the soup mix.
-Add 1/2 cup milk or cream.
-Add 1 and 1/4 cup shredded cheese (sharp or mild) to soup. Mix until melted.