Vegetable Chowder

Healthy Vegetable Chowder

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1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

1 large carrot, peeled and diced

2 stalks celery, diced

1 large potato, peeled and diced

34 garlic cloves, finely minced

1/2 tsp dry mustard

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

28 oz. vegetable broth

810 oz. broccoli crowns (cut into 1-inch pieces, separate the stems and florets)

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 tsp salt


  • In a large saucepan, heat extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion, carrot and celery, cook for 5-7 minutes while stirring often. All celery and onion to soften.
  • Add potato and garlic, cook for an additional 2 minutes while stirring.
  • Stir in flour, dry mustard and cayenne, cook, stirring often for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, add broth and broccoli stems and bring everything to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat to medium. Simmer and stir occasionally for 10-12 minutes.
  • Stir in florets. Cover and simmer until the broccoli is tender. About 10-12 minutes.
  • Transfer 2 cups cooked chowder to a large mixing bowl and mash ingredients, return to pan.
  • Stir in cheddar and sour cream. Cook over medium heat. Stir until cheese melts and chowder is heated through. About 2-3 minutes.
  • Season with salt.
  • Serve hot.

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Vegetable Chowder