Best Broccoli Soup

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Ingredients

2 cups water
4 cups chopped fresh broccoli (about 1-1/2 pounds)
1 cup chopped carrots
1 rib chopped celery
1/2-1 cup finely chopped onion
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
6 tablespoons flour
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon thyme

Instructions

In Dutch oven or soup kettle, bring water to boil. Add broccoli, carrots, and celery; boil 2 to 3 minutes. Drain; set vegetables aside. In the same kettle, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour to form a smooth paste. Gradually add the broth and milk, stirring constantly. Bring to boil; boil and stir 1 minute. Add vegetables. Stir in parsley, salt and thyme. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes until vegetables are tender and flavors are combined.

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Yield: 

6 to 8 servings

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I don't have a soup kettle or

I don't have a soup kettle or a dutch oven, what else can be used? thanks

slow cooker would word well

slow cooker would word well for this recipe

I was wondering why it was

I was wondering why it was listed under slow cooker and then didn't use the slow cooker in the directions. What would you do, Jean, put everything in at the same time?

I wondered why it was listed

I wondered why it was listed under slow cooker and then used another method. What would you do, Jean, just add all ingredients together?

I wondered why it was listed

I wondered why it was listed under slow cooker and then used another method. What would you do, Jean, just add all ingredients together?