Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Ingredients:

Cooking spray
1 cup chopped onion 
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups  chicken broth
1 (16 oz) package broccoli florets
2 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1/3 cup all-purpose flour 
1/4 teaspoon black pepper 
8 ounces light processed cheese, cubed (such as Velveeta Light) 

Directions:

  1. Heat a large nonstick saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth and broccoli. Bring broccoli mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes.
  2. Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add milk mixture to broccoli mixture. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Stir in pepper. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts.
  3. Place one-third of the soup in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return pureed soup mixture to pan.
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