brocolli-cauliflower

INGREDIENTS:
4 cups      Broccoli florets cut into small pieces
4 cups      Cauliflower, cut into small pieces
1 ½ cups  Yellow onion, diced
4 cups      Chicken broth
4 tbsp       Butter
4 tbsp       Flour
½ tsp        White pepper
½ tsp        Chili powder
½ tsp        Nutmeg
½ tsp        Salt
2 cups      Milk
1 cup        Sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup        Swiss cheese

DIRECTIONS:
In a large kettle add broccoli, cauliflower, onion & chicken broth;
bring to boil & cook until firmly tender. Do not overcook!

Meanwhile in a medium saucepan melt the butter. Mix the flour, salt, nutmeg, chili powder & white pepper together & whisk into melted butter. When thoroughly mixed add milk & whisk until smooth. Cook one minute & add both cheeses stirring constantly until cheese is melted.

When vegetables are ready add cheese mixture slowly and stir gently until thoroughly mixed. Your soup is ready to serve. No need to garnish, this soup is perfect as is!