1 tablespoon butter
2 slices bacon, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 scallions, chopped
1 stalk of celery, chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
4 cups chicken broth or Homemade chicken stock
florets from 1 large head of broccoli, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
ground black pepper
dash of ground nutmeg
1 cup light cream
1. Melt butter. Sauté bacon, then add onion, leek, and celery.
Cook until heated through.
2. Add flour and stir until well combined. Stir in stock; simmer
for 15-18 minutes.
3. Add broccoli; simmer for 15-18 minutes. Pour into blender
4. Return to pot and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
Stir in cream and cook until heated through; do not boil.
Makes 4-6 sevings