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Bet on Broccoli

This creamy soup is perfect for a fall day

Broccoli, says the American Cancer Society, contains multiple phytochemicals, which makes it one of the top cancer-fighting foods. Whip up this creamy broccoli soup to get a dose of healthy on a cool autumn day.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

1 cup powdered nonfat milk

2 tablespoons cornstarch

4 cups cold water

2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken bouillon powder

1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil

1 onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

3 cups fresh broccoli or 1 10-ounce package frozen broccoli, chopped

Dissolve powdered milk and cornstarch in cold water. Add bouillon powder, basil, onion and broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until broccoli and onion are soft, about five to seven minutes. Serves 6

Nutrition analysis (1-cup serving): calories: 84, carbohydrates: 17g, protein: 5g, fat: less than 1g, sodium: 82mg, fiber: 2g

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