Broccoli and Cheese Soup

1 cup onion chopped
2 garlic cloves minced
3 cups chicken broth
1 package (16-ounce) broccoli florets
2 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces light processed cheese cubed

Heat a large nonstick saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth and broccoli. Bring
broccoli mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes.
Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add milk mixture to
broccoli mixture. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Stir in pepper.
Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts.