Amish Broccoli And Cheese Soup

Amish Broccoli And Cheese Soup

3 tbsp. Margarine
1/2 c. chopped onion
2 c. fresh
2 tbsp. Flour
2 c. chicken broth or 2 c. water and 2 chicken bouillon cubes
4 oz. linguine, broken into 2-3 inch pieces
1/4 tsp. ground white pepper
Dash of garlic powder
2 c. milk
4 oz. American cheese

Melt margarine; add onions and cook until tender. Add broccoli and mix well. Sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Blend in broth gradually and simmer. Add linguine and cook 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in milk and pepper and simmer 5 minutes. Add cheese; heat several minutes more, stirring, until cheese is melted.

Makes about 5 servings